Posted by: Ron DuBour | January 9, 2012

America~OREGON~by rldubour


Oregon comes from the French word “ouragan”
This means storm or hurricane.
They should have used~~ “fantome”
This means ghost, for they still remain!

The deepest lake in the United States
Is called the Crater Lake.
And Oregon has more official ghost
Towns than any other state!

The Tillamook Rock Lighthouse built in 1880
The resting place for over 467,000 cremations.
And there is the Heceta Lighthouse, the most
Photographed lighthouse in the nation.

In Bickelton every house has a bluebird
House just to hear them sing.
Most appropriate with the state’s motto
“She flies with her own wings.”

Residents are called~~ Oregonians
The state is nicknamed~~ The Beaver State.
The official nut is the~~ Hazelnut
And the state flower is the~~ Oregon grape.

The state animal is the beaver
The western meadowlark is the bird.
The insect is the swallowtail
And the Douglas fir is the tree preferred.

Silver Falls State Park features ten
Waterfalls, hiking trails and creeks.
And Hell’s Canyon is the deepest river gorge
In North America it drops about 8,000 feet.

Pilot Butte, a cinder cone volcano exits
Within the city limits of Bend.
The Oregon Trail is the longest overland
Westward expansion the settlers did transcend.

Mills Ends Park in Portland is the world’s
Smallest Official Park measuring two feet!
Created in 1948 for the leprechauns to hold
Snail races on St. Patrick’s Day~~ this is a treat!

Now at the end it’s time for famous names again
We have Chief Joseph and Edwin Markham.
Sally Struthers and Doc Severinsen
William E. Stafford and Dave Kingman.
Statehood, February 14, 1859 the 33rd state.
The state capital is Salem.

Ghost towns for the state of Oregon —
The Tillamook Lighthouse~~
Haystack Rock off Cannon Beach is 235 feet high and is the third largest coastal monolith in the world.
The Carousel Museum has the largest comprehensive collection in the world of carousel horses.
The Seaside Aquarium was the first facility in the world to successfully breed harbor seals in captivity.
There are nine lighthouses along the coastline, 5 still in use and 4 are historical monuments.
The Tillamook Naval Air Museum is housed in the world’s largest wooden clear-span building.
Before Salem became the capital there was Corvallis and Oregon City.


  1. hey there and thank you for your info – I have definitely picked up anything new from right here. I did however expertise some technical issues using this website, since I experienced to reload the web site lots of times previous to I could get it to load properly. I had been wondering if your web hosting is OK? Not that I am complaining, but sluggish loading instances times will very frequently affect your placement in google and could damage your high quality score if ads and marketing with Adwords. Well I’m adding this RSS to my e-mail and can look out for much more of your respective interesting content. Make sure you update this again soon..

  2. fantastic points altogether, you simply gained a new reader. What would you recommend about your post that you made a few days ago? Any positive?

  3. you’re really a good webmaster. The site loading speed is amazing. It seems that you’re doing any unique trick. Moreover, The contents are masterpiece. you’ve done a magnificent job on this topic!

  4. I am so happy to read this. This is the kind of manual that needs to be given and not the accidental misinformation that’s at the other blogs. Appreciate your sharing this greatest doc.

  5. Hello.This post was extremely remarkable, especially since I was looking for thoughts on this issue last Friday.

  6. Well I truly liked reading it. This article offered by you is very effective for proper planning.

  7. I simply want to say I am just beginner to blogs and truly enjoyed your web page. Most likely I’m going to bookmark your blog post . You amazingly have wonderful writings. Appreciate it for revealing your blog site.

  8. We’re a group of volunteers and starting a new scheme in our community. Your web site provided us with valuable info to work on. You have done a formidable job and our whole community will be grateful to you.

  9. As soon as I discovered this site I went on reddit to share some of the love with them.

  10. I like this post, enjoyed this one regards for putting up.

  11. Merely wanna tell that this is very helpful , Thanks for taking your time to write this.

  12. I like the helpful info you provide in your articles. I’ll bookmark your weblog and check again here regularly. I’m quite sure I will learn plenty of new stuff right here! Good luck for the next!

  13. I like this Blog..

  14. Thank you for this article post, it was just what I was searching for. There is so much information here, so I thank you so much for enlightening my mind.

  15. Hiya, I am really glad I’ve found this information. Nowadays bloggers publish just about gossips and internet and this is actually irritating. A good web site with exciting content, this is what I need. Thanks for keeping this site, I’ll be visiting it. Do you do newsletters? Can’t find it.

  16. some truly good information, Gladiola I observed this.

  17. What you said made a lot of sense. But, think about this, what if you added a little content? I mean, I dont want to tell you how to run your blog, but what if you added something to maybe get peoples attention? Just like a video or a picture or two to get people excited about what youve got to say. In my opinion, it would make your blog come to life a little bit.

  18. I wanted to make a quick remark to be able to say thanks to you for some of the remarkable tips and tricks you are posting at this site. My extensive internet investigation has now been honored with useful concept to talk about with my partners. I would point out that most of us readers are definitely fortunate to be in a magnificent network with very many awesome professionals with very beneficial tips. I feel rather fortunate to have encountered the website page and look forward to really more thrilling minutes reading here. Thanks once again for everything.

    • thank YOU for your sincere comments

  19. I rarely ever post but I really liked this site and just had to book mark it so I can check back soon. Check out this blog I came across that showed me the best way to buy panic away and stop anxiety attacks for good like I finally did!

  20. Oh my goodness! Impressive article dude! Thank you so much, However I am going through troubles with your RSS. I don’t know the reason why I cannot join it. Is there anybody else having the same RSS problems? Anyone that knows the answer can you kindly respond? Thanks!!

  21. When I originally commented I clicked the -Notify me when new comments are added- checkbox and now each time a comment is added I get four emails with the same comment. Is there any way you can remove me from that service? Thanks!

    • sorry I can not help you from my end you have to go back and un check the notify me box on your end and this will make the emails stop, thanks

  22. Wonderful, what a website it is! This website gives valuable facts to us, keep it up.

  23. Ec2 Instance Types BIG DATABASE !!!….

  24. Aw, this was a really nice post. In idea I would like to put in writing like this additionally – taking time and actual effort to make a very good article… but what can I say… I procrastinate alot and by no means seem to get something done.

    • thank YOU and just make yourself sit for an hour or so and jot down your thoughts!

  25. Everything is very open with a precise explanation of the challenges. It was truly informative. Your website is extremely helpful. Thank you for sharing!

  26. Would you be eager about exchanging hyperlinks?

  27. Appreciating the dedication you put into your site and in depth information you offer. It’s good to come across a blog every once in a while that isn’t the same old rehashed material. Excellent read! I’ve bookmarked your site and I’m including your RSS feeds to my Google account.

  28. there’s amazing answers your furnishing here, i think, i think the natural and organic solution is most efficient with most things, seems like we acknowledge at any rate on that.

  29. that could be astonishing information you truly are showing there, me personally, i do think the healthy technique is ideal when it comes to the majority of things, it appears you acknowledge in any case in that regard.

  30. After having lost my wife because of a insane event involving a anatomically incorrect vat of butter your post has inspired me to reconsider changing my name, you rock

  31. Hello, I just wanted to say, you’re wrong. Your article doesn’t make any sense.

  32. Your mode of describing all in this paragraph is genuinely nice, every one be capable of simply be aware of it, Thanks a lot.

  33. Iˇve been exploring for a bit for any high quality articles or weblog posts in this kind of space . Exploring in Yahoo I ultimately stumbled upon this web site. Studying this info So i am happy to convey that I have a very excellent uncanny feeling I came upon exactly what I needed. I so much definitely will make certain to donˇt put out of your mind this website and provides it a glance regularly.

  34. Fine way of explaining, and good paragraph to obtain data about my presentation subject matter, which i am going to convey in academy.

  35. I’ve been surfing on-line greater than 3 hours nowadays, but I never discovered any interesting article like yours. It is lovely value sufficient for me. In my view, if all webmasters and bloggers made just right content as you did, the net will be much more useful than ever before.

  36. I would like to show thanks to the writer just for bailing me out of this particular scenario. Right after looking through the internet and finding tricks that were not beneficial, I believed my life was done. Living minus the strategies to the problems you’ve solved all through your good post is a serious case, as well as the kind that could have negatively damaged my career if I had not noticed the website. Your personal expertise and kindness in dealing with a lot of stuff was crucial. I am not sure what I would have done if I hadn’t encountered such a thing like this. I can also at this moment look ahead to my future. Thank you very much for your expert and results-oriented help. I won’t think twice to propose your blog post to any individual who should receive assistance about this topic.

  37. I truly appreciate this post. Iˇve been looking everywhere for this! Thank goodness I found it on Bing. You’ve made my day! Thank you again

  38. You are a very bright individual!

  39. Wow! Thank you! I always needed to write on my blog something like that. Can I implement a part of your post to my website?

  40. This video post is truly wonderful, the echo quality and the picture feature of this tape post is really remarkable.

  41. What’s up, all the time i used to check blog posts here in the early hours in the morning, because i like to find out more and more.

  42. Just desire to say your article is as amazing. The clearness in your post is just excellent and i could assume you are an expert on this subject. Fine with your permission let me to grab your feed to keep updated with forthcoming post. Thanks a million and please continue the rewarding work.

  43. Hello to all, as I am genuinely eager of reading this webpage’s post to be updated on a regular basis. It includes fastidious data.

  44. Can you please forward me the code for this script or please let know me in detail concerning this script?

  45. Outstanding story there. What occurred after? Thanks!

  46. Excellent blog here! Also your site loads up fast! What web host are you using? Can I get your affiliate link to your host? I wish my site loaded up as fast as yours lol

  47. Very energetic article, I enjoyed that a lot. Will there be a part 2?

  48. Very nice article, just what I needed.

  49. I do consider all of the concepts you have offered to your post. They’re very convincing and can certainly work. Still, the posts are very quick for newbies. Could you please prolong them a little from next time? Thanks for the post.

  50. This information is invaluable. How can I find out more?

  51. hello!,I like your writing so so much! proportion we communicate extra approximately your article on AOL? I need an expert in this space to unravel my problem. May be that’s you! Having a look forward to see you.

  52. Outstanding quest there. What occurred after? Good luck!

  53. Magnificent goods from you, man. I’ve understand your stuff previous to and you’re just extremely magnificent. I really like what you’ve acquired here, certainly like what you’re saying and the way in which you say it. You make it entertaining and you still take care of to keep it sensible. I can not wait to read much more from you. This is actually a tremendous website.

  54. A lot of thanks for all your valuable labor on this web site. My mother really likes setting aside time for internet research and it’s simple to grasp why. Almost all hear all concerning the compelling tactic you present important strategies through the blog and boost participation from some other people on that point and our simple princess has always been starting to learn a lot of things. Take pleasure in the rest of the year. You’re the one conducting a powerful job.

  55. What’s up, constantly i used to check weblog posts here in the early hours in the daylight, for the reason that i love to learn more and more.

  56. Hello to all, for the reason that I am really eager of reading this weblog’s post to be updated on a regular basis. It consists of fastidious material.

  57. As I website possessor I believe the content matter here is rattling great , appreciate it for your efforts. You should keep it up forever! Good Luck.

  58. Highly descriptive post, I enjoyed that bit. Will there be a part 2?

  59. magnificent put up, very informative. I ponder why the other specialists of this sector do not notice this. You must proceed your writing. I’m sure, you’ve a great readers’ base already!

  60. Very descriptive post, I liked that bit. Will there be a part 2?

  61. I have fun with, lead to I found exactly what I was having a look for. You have ended my 4 day long hunt! God Bless you man. Have a great day. Bye

  62. Wow, superb weblog structure! How long have you ever been blogging for? you make running a blog glance easy. The full glance of your site is great, as well as the content!

  63. I do agree with all of the ideas you have offered to your post. They’re really convincing and will certainly work. Nonetheless, the posts are too quick for newbies. May just you please lengthen them a little from next time? Thank you for the post.

  64. I have learn some excellent stuff here. Definitely price bookmarking for revisiting. I surprise how so much effort you set to make this type of excellent informative site.

  65. As a Newbie, I am continuously browsing online for articles that can aid me. Thank you

  66. Hi there, just became aware of your blog through Google, and found that it’s really informative. I’m going to watch out for brussels. I’ll be grateful if you continue this in future. Numerous people will be benefited from your writing. Cheers!

  67. I’m so happy to read this. This is the type of manual that needs to be given and not the random misinformation that is at the other blogs. Appreciate your sharing this best doc.

  68. Thank you for sharing superb informations. Your web-site is very cool. I am impressed by the details that you¡¦ve on this web site. It reveals how nicely you understand this subject. Bookmarked this web page, will come back for more articles. You, my friend, ROCK! I found simply the info I already searched everywhere and just could not come across. What a great web site.

  69. I¡¦ve recently started a blog, the info you offer on this site has helped me greatly. Thank you for all of your time & work.

  70. Can you tell us more about this? I’d want to find out some additional information.

  71. What i do not realize is if truth be told how you’re no longer really much more well-favored than you might be now. You’re so intelligent. You know therefore considerably in relation to this subject, produced me in my opinion imagine it from so many various angles. Its like women and men don’t seem to be involved except it¡¦s something to accomplish with Lady gaga! Your personal stuffs great. Always maintain it up!

  72. Usually I do not read article on blogs, however I wish to say that this write-up very compelled me to check out and do so! Your writing style has been surprised me. Thanks, very nice article.

  73. Hi, how’s it going? Just shared this post with a colleague, we had a good laugh.

  74. You could definitely see your enthusiasm within the paintings you write. The arena hopes for more passionate writers like you who are not afraid to mention how they believe. Always go after your heart.

  75. Hi, i think that i saw you visited my blog thus i came to eturn the favor?I am trying to find things to enhance my website!I suppose its ok to use a few of your ideas!!

  76. Ridiculous quest there. What occurred after? Good luck!

  77. I have recently started a site, the information you offer on this website has helped me tremendously. Thanks for all of your time & work.

  78. I’ve been surfing online more than 3 hours today, but I by no means discovered any fascinating article like yours. It¡¦s beautiful value enough for me. In my view, if all webmasters and bloggers made good content as you probably did, the web can be a lot more helpful than ever before.

  79. My brother suggested I might like this website. He was totally right. This post actually made my day. You cann’t imagine just how much time I had spent for this information! Thanks!

  80. Hi, Neat post. There is an issue together with your site in web explorer, might check this¡K IE still is the market chief and a good portion of folks will omit your excellent writing because of this problem.

  81. Stunning quest there. What occurred after? Good luck!

  82. Hello There. I found your blog using msn. This is a really well written article. I will be sure to bookmark it and come back to read more of your useful info. Thanks for the post. I will definitely return.

  83. Fine way of explaining, and pleasant article to get facts concerning my presentation focus, which i am going to deliver in school.

  84. Hi there to every , since I am really keen of reading this weblog’s post to be updated daily. It contains fastidious data.

  85. very excellent put up, i undoubtedly love this internet internet site, maintain on it

  86. You made several nice points there. I did a search on the matter and found a good number of persons will go along with with your blog.

  87. My coder is trying to convince me to move to .net from PHP. I have always disliked the idea because of the costs. But he’s tryiong none the less. I’ve been using Movable-type on a number of websites for about a year and am worried about switching to another platform. I have heard excellent things about Is there a way I can import all my wordpress posts into it? Any help would be greatly appreciated!

  88. Thanks for your posting. I would love to say that the first thing you will need to carry out is find out if you really need credit score improvement. To do that you have got to get your hands on a replica of your credit file. That should really not be difficult, ever since the government necessitates that you are allowed to obtain one free of charge copy of the credit report every year. You just have to request the right men and women. You can either look at website owned by the Federal Trade Commission as well as contact one of the main credit agencies directly.

  89. Hello, I just wanted to mention, I disagree. Your post doesn’t make any sense.

  90. We are a group of volunteers and opening a new scheme in our community. Your website offered us with valuable information to work on. You’ve done an impressive job and our whole community will be grateful to you.

  91. I have been examinating out some of your posts and i can claim clever stuff. I will surely bookmark your site.

  92. I like what you guys are up too. Such smart work and reporting! Carry on the excellent works guys I have incorporated you guys to my blogroll. I think it will improve the value of my website 🙂

  93. Good way of telling, and pleasant article to get data about my presentation subject, which i am going to deliver in college.

  94. I’ve been absent for a while, but now I remember why I used to love this blog. Thank you, I will try and check back more often. How frequently you update your web site?

  95. Whoa! This blog looks just like my old one! It’s on a entirely different subject but it has pretty much the same page layout and design. Excellent choice of colors!

  96. I’m extremely impressed with your writing skills and also with the layout on your blog. Is this a paid theme or did you modify it yourself? Either way keep up the excellent quality writing, it’s rare to see a great blog like this one nowadays..

  97. I’ve been exploring for a little bit for any high quality articles or blog posts in this sort of area . Exploring in Yahoo I finally stumbled upon this website. Studying this information So i’m glad to convey that I’ve an incredibly excellent uncanny feeling I discovered just what I needed. I such a lot unquestionably will make sure to do not disregard this web site and give it a glance on a constant basis.

  98. Excellent, what a weblog it is! This web site gives helpful information to us, keep it up.

  99. Thanks for sharing excellent informations. Your web site is very cool. I’m impressed by the details that you have on this web site. It reveals how nicely you understand this subject. Bookmarked this web page, will come back for extra articles. You, my pal, ROCK! I found simply the info I already searched all over the place and simply could not come across. What an ideal site.

  100. Nice blog right here! Additionally your web site quite a bit up fast! What host are you the use of? Can I get your affiliate link to your host? I want my website loaded up as fast as yours lol

  101. What’s up to every one, for the reason that I am really eager of reading this web site’s post to be updated regularly. It contains pleasant data.

  102. Hello, you used to write great, but the last several posts have been kinda boring¡K I miss your tremendous writings. Past few posts are just a bit out of track! come on!

  103. Awsome website! I am loving it!! Will be back later to read some more. I am taking your feeds also

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.


%d bloggers like this: