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Chehalem Cultural Center (Central School) – Newberg OR

Date added: June 3, 2021

As indicated by the Newberg Area Historical Society marker on site, a $15,000 Public Works Administration (PWA) grant allowed the Newberg School District to secure a $35,000 bond to build this brick building, occupied currently by the Chehalem Cultural Center…. read more

Adjutant General’s House, Camp Withycombe – Clackamas OR

Date added: April 30, 2021

The Colonial Revival style Adjutant General’s house at Camp Withycombe was constructed by Works Progress Administration workers in 1938. Although a military facility since 1909 when it was developed as a rifle range, Camp Withycombe had few permanent structures before… read more

Fall River Guard Station – Fall River OR

Date added: April 22, 2021

Cabin housed CCC wild-land firefighters. “Fall River Guard Station is situated beneath a canopy of lodgepole pine on the banks of the Fall River in Deschutes National Forest. Built by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930’s, the cabin was… read more

McLoughlin Promenade Grand Staircase – Oregon City OR

Date added: September 1, 2020

Oregon City’s Grand Staircase links the historic center with the town’s premier park located on a bluff 100-feet above it. Completed in 1939, the stone and cement pathway replaced an old wooden stairway in approximately the same location. Skilled and… read more

McLoughlin Promenade Walkway – Oregon City OR

Date added: August 29, 2020

In 1851, Dr. John McLoughlin formally platted Oregon City reserving land along the city’s prominent bluff for use as a park and naming that public amenity the Promenade. For decades, the Promenade’s minimally improved walkway provided a view of the… read more

Salt Creek Tunnel – Oakridge OR

Date added: May 15, 2020

Originally named the Willamette Highway Tunnel, the 905 feet-long Salt Creek Tunnel completed the Oregon Forest Highway Project that ran through remote areas of the Willamette National Forest to link US Highway 99 near Eugene with US 97 on the… read more

Cape Perpetua Campground – Yachats OR

Date added: April 12, 2020

Adjacent to Cape Creek at the foot of Cape Perpetua, the Cape Perpetua Campground marks the site of the original Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) camp in this part of the Siuslaw National Forest. A small crew of CCC workers lived… read more

Cape Creek CCC Camp (Former) – Yachats OR

Date added: April 11, 2020

On April 5th, 1933, the day that the executive order forming the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) was signed, officials of the U.S. Forest Service announced that they would select land near Cape Perpetua for one of the largest of the… read more