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A Long Strange Trip

Editor’s Note: This “ It Happened in Oregon” article was published in the Oct. 5, 2017 edition of The Chronicle. We rerun this column as we mourn the loss of Curt and pay homage to the legacy...

 

MAY IS NATIONAL HISTORIC PRESERVATION MONTH: With railroad tracks laid, Creswell is set in motion

May is National Historic Preservation Month. As we traverse the streets of our town we encounter a number of things that have been part of this town far longer than we have. The museum and the old sch...

 
 By Curt Deatherage    News    May 3, 2018

It Happened in Oregon... It's 'beer-thirty' in Oregon

I could hardly believe my eyes as I scanned the front page. "Is it already April Fool's Day?" I remember wondering. The date of that issue was March 29, 2011, a couple of days early for the annual day...

 
 By Curt Deatherage    News    April 12, 2018

IT HAPPENED IN OREGON: Sawdust is found in Creswell's veins

Street names can often give a glimpse into a town's character or past, and the city of Creswell is no exception. Although any documentation in this area is practically non-existent, one street name...

 

It Happened in Oregon...

The population of Oregon was burgeoning at the turn of the 20th century – nearly doubling every 20 years. The need and desire for transportation other than horse-drawn wagons in the mud,...

 

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