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 Astoria, Oregon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
At the time it was a twoaday journey between Astoria and the Frost- Smith settlement five miles away.
The 1885 Flavel House, at 8th and Duane, considered to be the finest example of Queen Anne architecture in Oregon.
It was also home to Oregon's first white woman, english bar maid, Jane Barnes, and birthplace of Ranald MacDonald, whose father was the manager of Hudson's Bay Company and whose mother was the daughter of Chief Concomly.
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 Astoria, OR   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Astoria, in the northwest corner of Oregon at the mouth of the Columbia River, is the oldest American settlement in the American west, founded in 1811 by John Jacob Astor as a fur trading post.
Astoria has been always a seething cauldron of diversity, from the constant undercurrents of sordidness to the infrequent brilliant bubble bursts of creativity and beauty.
Only fifty or sixty days of the year Astoria basks in full sun; sixty to seventy days of the year are in partial sun; all the rest of the days of the year- over 200 - the sky is totally obscured with clouds or rain (up to 100 inches per year).
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 PSTOS - Astoria (Viking) Theatre, Astoria Oregon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
A new Astoria Theatre was built on Commercial Street and a 2/4 Wurlitzer (opus #1059) was installed in 1925.
In 1958 he returned to Astoria with the organ and installed it for a short time in the Viking Rink along with a 3/9 Marr & Colton he had acquired while in Indiana.
This instrument was installed at the Viking Rink and the Style B Wurlitzer was sold in 1961 to Laurel Ruby of Corvallis, Oregon.
www.pstos.org /instruments/or/astoria/astoria.htm   (252 words)

  
 Statistics on Astoria, Oregon
Astoria and Warrenton are in Clatsop County, which is on the Pacific coastline in the northwest corner of Oregon.
Astoria and Warrenton are located on the Oregon side of the Columbia River, where it empties into the Pacific Ocean.
The greater Astoria area is served by the Columbia Memorial Hospital.
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 Astoria, Oregon (Cities)
Astoria is located northwest of Portland, between Warrenton and Clatskanie along US Hwy 30, near the Pacific Ocean at the mouth of the Columbia River.
Astoria has been a city of discovery since the exploration of the area by Captain Robert Gray in 1792 and Lewis and Clark in 1805.
Astoria offers other fun discoveries, such as historic Victorian homes, the beautiful 4.1 mile long Astoria-Megler Bridge, cruise ships, and fishing charters offering the thrill of landing your own salmon, sturgeon, or crab.
www.ohwy.com /or/a/astoria.htm   (210 words)

  
 Astoria Column, astoria column park, Astoria Oregon
The Astoria Column, in a wooded park atop Astoria's highest hill, presents a spectacular view of the historic city and its surrounding rivers, bay, forest, mountains, and ocean.
Two rivers (Columbia, & Young's) wrap around Astoria as it points westward toward the mouth of the Columbia river (Columbia bar) and the Pacific Ocean.
Astoria has three river crossing bridges (The Astoria Bridge stretches 4.1 miles across the Columbia connecting Oregon and Washington along US 101 - this bridge is of the longest bridges of its type in the world.
www.astoria-usa.com /astoria_column.shtml   (220 words)

  
 Official site for Astoria and Warrenton, Oregon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The area of Astoria and Warrenton is a nationally significant historic region at the western end of the Lewis and Clark Trail.
Astoria is a city of 10,000 people on the Columbia River, just a few miles from the Pacific Ocean located in Clatsop County.
Astoria and Warrenton have a marine climate, which means the summers are cool, with highs around 70, and the winters are mild, with few nights of freezing temperatures.
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 Astoria, Oregon
The gorgeous city of Astoria, Oregon, located at the top of the Oregon coastline, welcomes visitors with its spectacular sights and incredible history.
Astoria is the oldest American settlement west of the Rocky Mountains and was first visited by Captain Robert Gray in 1792.
As Astoria continued to grow and new highways brought more people to the small city at the coast, the state of Oregon saw a need for a safer way to cross the dangerously wide Columbia River beyond the regular ferry service.
www.spectacularoregon.com /coast/north/astoria.htm   (576 words)

  
 Astoria Oregon Real Estate
Astoria offers other fun discoveries, such as historic Victorian homes, the beautiful 4.1 mile long Astoria Bridge, cruise ships, and fishing charters offering the thrill of landing your own salmon, sturgeon, or crab.
Astoria celebrates its Scandinavian heritage with the Scandinavian Midsummer Festival, held in mid-June.
The main span is a 2,468-foot steel cantilever through truss, and is flanked by five steel deck trusses, one hundred forty 80-foot concrete deck girder spans, and, at the Washington end of the bridge, seven 350-foot steel through truss spans.
www.relocate-america.com /states/OR/cities/astoria.htm   (941 words)

  
 Oregon.com - Astoria, Oregon
The Astoria Column is the final monument in a series of 12 historical markers erected in the early 1900s between St. Paul, Minnesota and Astoria, Oregon.
Fort Clatsop, Lewis and Clark's winter headquarters, is a national memorial near the mouth of the Columbia River.
Astoria is the oldest city west of the Rockies, established as a fur trading post in 1811.
www.oregon.com /towns/astoria/astoria.cfm   (270 words)

  
 Oregon Coast Astoria Oregon Directory & Guide
Astoria and Warrenton are located on the Oregon side of the Columbia River, where it meets the Pacific Ocean.
Astoria's 20 mile radius consists of Fort Clatsop National Memorial, Fort Astoria, fort Stevens State Park, Heritage Center Museum, Flavel House Museum, Uppertown Fire Fighters Museum, Astoria Column, and the Columbia River Maritime Museum.
Celebrate Astoria's Scandinavian heritage with the Scandinavian Midsummer Festival that is held in June.
www.oregoncoastdirectory.com /astoria   (469 words)

  
 Astoria, Oregon - Reviews and Travel Information - TripAdvisor
Astoria is enjoying new attention in part because of the Lewis and Clark celebration.
Astoria is in the spotlight with the upcoming 200-year anniversary of the Lewis and Clark expedition.
Oregon's city of Astoria, the oldest American settlement west of the Rockies, offers a wealth of attractions for the history enthusiast.
www.tripadvisor.com /AllReviews-g60806-Astoria_Oregon.html   (824 words)

  
 Travel Guide to Astoria, Oregon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Astoria Column The Astoria Column, in a wooded park atop Astoria's highest hill, presents a spectacular view of the historic city and its surrounding rivers, bay, forest, mountains,...
Astoria Inn Bed and Breakfast 3391 Irving Ave (503) 325-8153 or 1-800-718-8153 Bay Shore Motor Inn 555 Hamburg Ave 503-325-2205 or 1-800-621-0641 Benjamin Young Inn Bed and Breakfast...
Location Astoria and Warrenton are in Clatsop County, which is on the Pacific coastline in the northwest corner of Oregon.
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 Astoria
A port of entry, Astoria is the trading center for the lower Columbia basin.
In the late 18th cent., Astoria grew as a coastal and river port; it later attracted Scandinavian settlers.
Astoria Financial Corporation Announces Fourth Quarter EPS of $0.63; Full Year EPS of $2.49; Quarterly Cash Dividend Increased 14% to $0.25 Per Common Share; Annual Meeting Date Set.
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 Astoria Oregon
Astoria is the oldest American settlement west of the Rockies.
The Cannery Pier Hotel in Astoria, Oregon is a forty-six unit upscale boutique hotel, situated on a dock 600 feet into the Columbia River, offering unparalled views.
Astoria, Oregon is rich in history with historic museums and parks.
www.astoria-usa.com   (501 words)

  
 Astoria Oregon - Astoria Oregon Real Estate, Astoria Real Estate
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 Astoria, Oregon Photographers - Wedding, Portrait, Commercial, Event and Other Photography Services
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 Astoria - Oregon Coast Visitors Association - OCVA
Astoria is a city of 10,000 people on the Columbia River, just a few miles from the Pacific Ocean.
There are numerous hiking trails, ranging from the short climb from the campus at Clatsop Community College to the Astoria Column to the rugged but rewarding trail to the top of Saddle Mountain.
Unspoiled and generally uncrowded, Astoria and Warrenton nonetheless have several first-class interpretive attractions.
www.visittheoregoncoast.com /home.cfm?dir_cat=15355   (492 words)

  
 Welcome to Astoria, Oregon
It was first visited by Captain Robert Gray in 1792, by the Lewis and Clark Corps of Discovery in 1805, then adventuresome pioneers by the thousands.
The Astoria Children's Museum is located on the second floor, and offers interactive and educational play experiences for children.
The scenes and figures of the frieze depict the westward expansion of the settlers and Oregon's early history.
www.el.com /to/astoria   (547 words)

  
 Astoria, Oregon Bed and Breakfast - Franklin Street Station Bed and Breakfast - Welcome to the beautiful Oregon Coast
Astoria, Oregon Bed and Breakfast - Franklin Street Station Bed and Breakfast - Welcome to the beautiful Oregon Coast
This ornate, lovely home was built in 1900 by ship builder Ferdinand Fisher and was established as a bed and breakfast in May of 1986.
During your stay enjoy a delicious and seasonal breakfast served in the dining room or you may choose to have it served in the privacy of your own suite.
www.franklin-st-station-bb.com   (184 words)

  
 Oregon Coast: Astoria Column
The Astoria Column was erected in 1926 at an elevation of 600 feet atop Coxcomb Hill, the location of the first permanent American Settlement west of the Rockies.
John Jacob Astor, for whom Astoria is named, was the head of the fur trading company that built Fort Astoria.
The Column's interior 164-step spiral staircase leads to the top of a viewing platform with breathtaking panoramic views of the Astoria Bridge, Pacific Ocean, mouth of the Columbia River, Youngs Bay, various lakes, the shoreline of Washington State, the peaks of Mount St. Helens and Mount Rainier, and Saddle Mountain.
www.oregoncoast.com /Astorcol/Astorcol.htm   (703 words)

  
 P2 - 2 Nights Portland & Astoria - Oregon Coast Vacation - Clipper Vacations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Your drive to the Northern Oregon Coast will excite your senses as you follow the same trail that the famous western pioneers Lewis and Clark took in the early 1800's.
When you arrive in Astoria, the first thing you'll likely notice is the fascinating architecture.
Astoria is the oldest American settlement west of the Rocky Mountains and the city takes pride in its history.
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 Astoria, OR - Astoria Oregon Vacation - Clipper Vacations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Proud of its history, Astoria makes every attempt to preserve this pioneering spirit as can be seen in the art and historical landmarks and institutions that call this town home.
The story of this compelling journey and other tales of the area's historical background are recounted in mural on the sides of the Astoria Column - a 125-foot high spire patterned after Trajan's Column in Rome.
Visitors who climb the 164 steps of the interior spiral staircase to the top of the tower are rewarded with a breathtaking view of the Pacific Ocean, the Astoria Bridge, the mouth of the Columbia River and a variety of mountain peaks including Mt. Rainier and Mt. St.
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 Port of Astoria, Astoria OR Oregon, Clatsop County
Port of Astoria, Astoria OR Oregon, Clatsop County
Situated in a recreational paradise near the mouth of the majestic Columbia River, the Port of Astoria offers a host of services to commercial and recreational boaters at its two marinas, serves as a growing cruise ship port-of-call and marine terminal, and operates the highly accessible Astoria Regional Airport.
The Port of Astoria has industrial and retail leasing opportunities at both the airport and waterfront port locations.
www.portofastoria.com   (124 words)

  
 Royal Caribbean International - Astoria, Oregon
Astoria is a picturesque city that offers an interesting slice of American history.
It's full of the pleasures of small-town life, such as beautiful Victorian homes, the 4.1-mile-long Astoria Bridge and the many fishing trips that offer the thrill of landing your own salmon, sturgeon or crab.
Oregon's coast is famous for its fabulous fresh seafood, especially crab, salmon and sturgeon. Astoria is no exception, and you'll find the seafood here delicious and plentiful.
www.royalcaribbean.com /findacruise/ports/group/home.do?dest=PACIF&portCode=AST   (275 words)

  
 The Daily Astorian • The North Coast's Newspaper   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Port of Astoria Commission has imposed sanctions against port Executive Director Peter Gearin in response to last year’s dredging activities, which resulted in fines of $293,000 from state and federal agencies.
The Clatsop Community College Board unanimously approved a $3-per-credit tuition hike on Tuesday, allowing the school to maintain its status as one of the cheapest community colleges to attend in the state.
This is in response to Alice Beck’s letter regarding the fact that alcohol was served at the Astoria Youth Athletics-sponsored crab feed.
www.dailyastorian.com   (1090 words)

  
 Astoria Oregon Vacation Guide: Lodging - hotels, rentals, bed & breakfasts
The city is nestled on steep hillsides overlooking the Columbia River, and is a few miles from the Pacific Ocean.
There is the Astoria Column, a 125-foot pole that depicts the history of our North West with elaborate art.
The Column is situated at the top of Coxcomb Hill; from here you can see a panoramic view of Astoria's city, the Columbia River, acres of forestland, Astoria's historical bridge, and much more.
nwcoast.com /oregon/astoria   (311 words)

  
 Encyclopedia article on Astoria, Oregon [EncycloZine]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Astoria is the county seat of Clatsop County, OregonTemplate:GR, situated near the mouth of the Columbia River.
Other movies filmed in Astoria include Short Circuit, Kindergarten Cop, Free Willy, and The Ring Two.
Astoria is located at 46°11'20" North, 123°49'16" West (46.188825, -123.821007)Template:GR.
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is the final monument in a series of 12 historical markers erected in the early 1900s between St. Paul, Minnesota and Astoria, Oregon.
Copyright 2005 - Oregon Interactive Corporation: No portion of this content may be repurposed, reproduced or published without the express, written permission of Oregon Interactive Corporation.
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