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Milwaukie History Bike Ride

Milwaukie History Bike Ride

In the early 1840’s pioneers traveling west to the Oregon Territory discovered dense timberland, fertile soil and abundant water resources on the banks of the Willamette River. There, the settlers found Milwaukie (1847), which became a dominant pioneer town eclipsing...

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KELLOGG LAKE, ORAL HISTORY

KELLOGG LAKE, ORAL HISTORY

This is from an 80 page document compiled by Nicole West, City of Milwaukie, December, 2009 link to the COHO initiative: Introduction Kellogg Lake has been a central geographical feature in Milwaukie for over 160 years, but today most Milwaukie citizens, even the...

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Elk Rock Island

Elk Rock Island

Submitted By Lisa Batey: This link is to an Oregonian article from November 1916 when the dance hall burned down. It refers to “Rock Island” as the “Willamette River summer resort”, which is consistent with what I’ve always been told that the older houses in the...

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The Trolley

The Trolley

The six mile Trolley Trail runs north-south, passing residential neighborhoods, retirement communities, parks and business districts along the way. The Trolley Trail is located within a former Portland Traction Co. streetcar line right-of-way. The streetcar service...

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Milwaukie Museum
3737 SE Adams St
Milwaukie, OR 97222
(503) 908-4807
Open Saturdays
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Milwaukie Museum