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Morning Half-Day Multnomah Falls and Columbia River Gorge Waterfalls Tour from Portland
"Crown Point Vista House best known of the scenic lookouts along the Historic Columbia River Highway provides a panoramic view of the Columbia River. The Crown Point Vista House was built in 1916 and refurbished and completely remodeled in 2005 with its beautiful marble interior and brass fixtures.Latourell Falls plunges 249 feet (76 m) over a massive wall of columnar basalt some of the best formations in the Pacific Northwest before cascading hastily toward the Columbia River. This waterfall is usually most recognized for the large patch of bright yellow lichen adorning the cliff face to the right of the falls and this characteristic has led many famous photographers to this captivating location. If you stand in just the right place
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Morning Half-Day Multnomah Falls and Columbia River Gorge Waterfalls Tour from Portland
"Crown Point Vista House best known of the scenic lookouts along the Historic Columbia River Highway provides a panoramic view of the Columbia River. The Crown Point Vista House was built in 1916 and refurbished and completely remodeled in 2005 with its beautiful marble interior and brass fixtures.Latourell Falls plunges 249 feet (76 m) over a massive wall of columnar basalt some of the best formations in the Pacific Northwest before cascading hastily toward the Columbia River. This waterfall is usually most recognized for the large patch of bright yellow lichen adorning the cliff face to the right of the falls and this characteristic has led many famous photographers to this captivating location. If you stand in just the right place
From $60.00
 
Columbia River Gorge Waterfalls Tour from Portland
"We will depart downtown Portland and head east along the Columbia River to the quaint town of Troutdale also known as the Gateway to the Gorge! There we will join the beautiful Historic Columbia River Highway the first planned scenic roadway in the United States and wind our way along the Sandy River to our first stop for the day: Crowne Point. This famous overlook sits 733 feet above the Columbia River atop the remains of a lava flow that swept through the Gorge around 14 to 17 million years ago! There we will find 180 degree amazing views of the Columbia River Gorge and will also have time to explore the Vista House an intricately designed observatory and museum that has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places. From there we will again join the historic highway as we drive deeper into the Columbia River National Scenic Area. Our first waterfa
From $69.00

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Silver Star Mountain

Silver Star – 4390 feet high - is the barren peak rising to the northeast of Portland in the southern foothills of the Cascades. The peak can be seen from many areas of Portland though many locals...
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VANCOUVER BARRACKS POST HOSPITAL

The Post Hospital dates back to the early part of the 20th century. There are questions about its future. It sits with its back to the busy I-5, quiet now. The Veterans Administration has a much...
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Jun 06, 2015

CLARK COUNTY VETERANS MEMORIAL AND NEZ PERCE BENCH

A small memorial plaza just off the main post road is devoted to the men of Clark County who died fighting in the service of the country. It is not unlike the thousands of such monuments to be found...
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Jun 06, 2015

VANCOUVER BARRACKS POST BUILDINGS

The old post still has a good number of buildings that date back into the periods when the fort was active. Many of the buildings have been sealed up for now. Their are plans afoot to revitalize the...
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Jun 06, 2015

VANCOUVER BARRACKS PARADE GROUND

The wide expanse of grass between the Officers' Row to the north and the McClellan Barracks and the Post Headquarters on the south is the form Parade Ground. Here, soldiers would march and train....
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Jun 06, 2015

PEARSON AIR MUSEUM - SPRUCE SQUADRONS

When the U.S. entered into WW I the country was woefully unready. The air component was essentially a no show. In order to build up the country's air arm and to provide raw materials for the Allies...
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Jun 02, 2015
 
 
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PEARSON AIRFIELD - CHKALOV MONUMENT

Charles Lindberg is the most famous American flyer of the interwar era. The most famous Russian pilot was probably Valery Chkalov who in 1937 flew a massive ANT-25 aircraft - single engine with over...
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Jun 02, 2015

PEARSON AIR FIELD

Lieutenant Alexander Pearson was a local aviator who died in an air race in the early 1920's. he was a graduate of the University of Oregon and had attended high school in Vancouver. He was one of the...
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Jun 02, 2015

COUNTING HOUSE - HUDSON'S BAY COMPANY POST

The Counting House was the financial headquarters for the affairs of the Hudson's Bay Company here at Fort Vancouver. Profits had to be accounted for and it was here they were done so. The Company was...
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Jun 02, 2015

BIG HOUSE - HUDSON'S BAY POST

The Big House was constructed to awe the natives and to project the power of the Hudson's Bay Company. Cannons were placed in front for similar purposes. %L[]John McLoughlin was the Chief Factor for...
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Jun 02, 2015

HUDSON'S BAY COMPANY POST

The main center for the Hudson's Bay Company was moved inland from Fort George - Astoria - in 1825 to here. This spot was closer to the fur action. From here the actions of the company were directed...
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Jun 02, 2015

HUDSON'S BAY POST BASTION

It was only in 1845 that the Bastion was built and it really was not done so for defense of the post. The Bastion was built and supplied with cannon to render appropriate honors to visiting ships of...
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Jun 02, 2015

VANCOUVER BARRACKS CEMETERY

The cemetery for the 162 year old fort is found a mile north of the main military post on the north side of Fourth Plain Blvd just across from the Fort Vancouver Veterans Health Center complex....
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Jun 02, 2015

MARSHALL HOUSE

This house dates to 1886. It was built as a replacement for the Howard House for the commanding officer of the Department of the Columbia. General John Gibbon was the first resident of the 15 room, 6...
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Jun 02, 2015

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