Archive for August 18th, 2013

FROM PORTLAND’S PAST ~

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Token from the 1950s

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Operated within the city of Portland from 1956 to 1969

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Crossing the Hawthorne Bridge

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EXPLORER BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1774

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     Meriwether Lewis (August 18, 1774 – October 11, 1809)

Lewis was an American explorer, soldier, and public administrator, who
was the leader of the Lewis and Clark Expedition that, along with William
Clark
, explored the territory of the Louisiana Purchase, establish trade
and sovereignty over the natives near the Missouri River, and claimed
the Pacific Northwest and Oregon Country for the United States. He
was also the second Governor of the Louisiana Territory, appointed
by President Thomas Jefferson.  

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Lewis and Clark with Sacagawea

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The Lewis and Clark expedition at Fort Clatsop in Oregon

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The winter encampment at Fort Clatsop National Park today

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TODAY IN HISTORY

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                          Camille Bohannon

                    

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Charles Robert Redford, Jr. is 77 today

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SINGLE RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN 1962

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            peter,paul and mary auto

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