That may be the most the name Oregon has appeared in any news headline ever, but it's a worthwhile novelty if it brings attention to the history of Oregon City as provided by the Oregon Encyclopedia, which updated its entry on the town on May 25.
Did you know that Oregon City is the location where the Oregon Trail ended, or that it was established as a city before Portland? Or that it was the location of the first long-distance electricity transmission in the U.S.?
Many long-time Portland Metro residents aren . . .
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