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Ghostly Fishing Village

The Lone Pine Tree Indian Village is a ghostly cluster of old weathered buildings that date back to 1896. The fishing village was built by Henry Gulick for his wife, Harriet. Gulick was a Scottish immigrant who came to the area in the 1890’s. Harriet was a member of the native Wasco tribe. Continue reading

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Memaloose – Isle of the Dead

Victor Trevitt is the only white man buried on Memaloose Island, ancient burial ground of the Chinook Indians. Continue reading

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Columbia Gorge Hotel II

Perched high atop a cliff overlooking the Columbia River, the Columbia Gorge Hotel’s distinctive Mediterranean-style architecture dates back to the Roaring 20’s. During its heyday, this “oasis of opulence” attracted visitors from all over the world. Continue reading

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Columbia Gorge Hotel

During its heyday, the Columbia Gorge Hotel attracted visitors from around the world. Perched high atop a cliff overlooking the Columbia River, the hotel’s distinctive Mediterranean-style architecture dates back to the Roaring 20’s. Continue reading

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The Jetty at Tidewater Cove

The views along the Columbia River are terrific, especially from the end of the Jetty at Tidewater Cove. Continue reading

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North Head Lighthouse

North Head Lighthouse at dusk is a lonely place, especially with a cloudbank moving in off the ocean. Continue reading

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Ilchee on the Columbia

Ilchee, Moon Girl, “had the power of a Shaman and she paddled her own canoe, the sign of a chief.” Continue reading

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