Category Archives: Oregon History

  1. What’s next for Milwaukie, Ore.? Look to the past, perhaps.

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    December 28, 2013 by John Chilson

    Milwaukie, Oregon, is an interesting place. No, really. It has a rich, historical past that’s often overlooked. The Lot Whitcomb, …
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  2. The Witherspoon Building is getting a makeover

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    September 11, 2013 by John Chilson

    Built in 1890 as a saloon, dance hall, and brothel, the Witherspoon Building, located at 424 SW 4th, is in …
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  3. A Milwaukie brewer, and a call for Portland brewmasters to make a pre-Prohibition beer

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    August 31, 2013 by John Chilson

    Down in Milwaukie, Ore., snuggled near the Ledding Library sits the former home of Philip Streib. As you come around …
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  4. Speaking of Portland: A new guide from Herb Lester

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    August 29, 2013 by John Chilson

    Just some quick self promotion here. I helped collaborate with Herb Lester Associates out of London on their brand, spanking …
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  5. On the imminent closing of the Black Cat in Sellwood

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    April 28, 2013 by John Chilson

    On their Facebook page, the owners of the Black Cat Tavern in Sellwood announced that they are shutting down their …
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  6. Photo of the week: Flora, Oregon

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    March 17, 2013 by John Chilson

    India Littler from anemone antiques and cloudberry studio¬†sent us this remarkable photograph (she discovered it and kindly scanned it for …
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  7. First Oregon female driver license examiners, or best potential album cover ever

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    February 28, 2013 by John Chilson

    From ODOT’s historical collection.

  8. Lost: Moore’s Flour Mill in Oak Grove

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    January 14, 2013 by John Chilson

    Continuing our look at the Clackamas County Cultural Resource Inventory, we travel down the Trolley Trail to 4001 SE Roethe …
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