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The Los Angeles Times

The Los Angeles Times

Astoria, Ore., is called ‘Little San Francisco’ for a reason – several reasons, actually By Susan Spano Astoria, Ore., is tucked near the mouth of the mighty… Read More

The Smithsonian

The Smithsonian

From the blues to the big top, we’ve picked the most intriguing small towns to enjoy arts and smarts – Astoria is one of them (5th on… Read More

The Huffington Post

The Huffington Post

Astoria, Oregon: Where Everything Old Is New Again We arrived in Astoria after dark. It was just before 9 p.m., and the streets were deserted. The only… Read More

THE  OREGON  HISTORY  PROJECT

THE OREGON HISTORY PROJECT

Commercial fishing /fish packing & farming The abundance of salmon in the Pacific rivers amazed the first settlers. Their awed response comes down to us in the… Read More

Excerpt from Astoria, by Peter Stark

Excerpt from Astoria, by Peter Stark

Astoria: John Jacob Astor and Thomas Jefferson’s Lost Pacific Empire Astoria, a harrowing historical tale of adventure and hardship, journalist Peter Stark re-creates a largely forgotten 19th-century… Read More

Conde Nast Traveler Magazine

Conde Nast Traveler Magazine

Our Town – Written by Tom Huth, March 2002 Issue Astoria, Oregon, with its hill-sides of stately Victorian homes overlooking the mouth of the Columbia River, is… Read More