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A Glimpse into the Beauty of Portland, Oregon in 1879

Take a glimpse into the beauty of Portland, Oregon in 1879. This lithograph shows the young city looking east from Portland across the Willamette River towards the Cascade Mountains. Source: Library of Congress.
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This one is an amazing view of Portland, Oregon in 1879. The city was only founded in 1845 and incorporated in 1851, so it was a young city as depicted in this lithograph. You’re looking east from Portland, across the Willamette River, towards the Cascade Mountains.

Portland, Oregon in 1879

Source: Library of Congress

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