Nifty Tidbits

Nifty Tidbits: by Chuck Rigby

Originally printed in the Sept. 16, 2002 edition of the Illinois Valley News

For most pioneers Oregon City was the end of the Oregon Trail. Those who came by raft down the Columbia River from The Dalles stopped at Fort Vancouver to rest but then traveled up the Willamette River to Oregon City before spreading out in the Willamette Valley to find land. The Barlow Road over the Cascades also . . .