The Oregon Historical Society

Listing 11 - 13 of 13 Results
Thumbnail for - Boundaries for Taste
Aug 28, 2009
An important moment in the history of Oregon wine occurred in 1975, when Oregon began requiring every city in the state to implement an urban growth boundary. The result: numerous hillsides on the...
Thumbnail for - Rivers
Jun 22, 2009
Only fifty-five of Oregon's twelve thousand waterways are accorded protection by the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act. Even so, exploring exploring all fifty-five would take a lifetime. For this summer,...
Thumbnail for - Memorial Lane
May 26, 2009
Of the many civic battles that have shaped Portland over the decades, few match the one over Memorial Coliseum and the debate that began fifty-seven years ago about where to build it in the first...
Listing 11 - 13 of 13 Results