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How the California to Oregon Siskiyou Trail Became I5

 

Siskyou Trail

WORDS: TIM LYMAN

Ewing Young was one of the first Europeans to travel the series of Native American trails between the Willamette Valley and today’s Sacramento area. His goal: to drive a herd of horses and mules to the Willamette Valley in 1834. He made the trip again in 1837, successfully bringing an additional 630 head of cattle to the valley. Continue reading

The Oregon Country’s Oldest Apple Tree

Oregon Country's Oldest Apple Tree

BY TIM LYMAN

At the Vancouver National Historic Reserve, is the oldest Apple tree in the Oregon Country. Continue reading