ca. 500,000 BCE Mount Hood erupts continually over a period of several hundred years.

ca. 10,000 BCE Native tribes like the Multnomah subsist on slopes and valleys surrounding a mountain they call Wy’East.

1792 (Pictured) British naval lieutenant William Broughton names Mount Hood after his countryman, Admiral Samuel Hood, a man who has never seen the mountain.

From the first eruption to the arrival of FDR, we’ve got a history of Hood. Flip through our photos for the full story on our favorite mountain.