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A 1940 Oregon Coast Tour: An Oregon State Archives Exhibit

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The following Web sites may be useful in a continuing exploration of the Oregon coast. The Oregon State Archives bears no responsibility for the accuracy of the information provided by these sites.




Heceta Head campfire (G485).

Heceta Head campfire (G485). Enlarge image

Travel Oregon - The Coast

Oregon Parks and Recreation Dept.

Oregon Lighthouses

National Park Service: Oregon Lighthouses

Scenic Highway 101

Oregon Coast Visitors Association

Pacific Coast Scenic Byway

Oregon Coast Travel Guide

Exhibit credits
Original research and text provided by the workers of the Writers' Program of the Works Projects Administration for the American Guide Series publication Oregon, End of the Trail.

Web design and layout; image scanning and cataloging; and additional text by Gary Halvorson of the Oregon State Archives.

Fishing at Cape Creek with Heceta Head Lighthouse in background (871).

Fishing at Cape Creek with Heceta Head Lighthouse in background (871). Enlarge image




Text editing, updating, and photograph selection by John Ferrell.

Additional assistance provided by Layne Sawyer and Dan Cantrall of the Oregon State Archives.

We hope you have enjoyed your trip down the Oregon Coast. Please also visit A 1940 Journey Across Oregon. This companion tour uses the same sources for text and images. But instead it follows a path from Ontario on the Idaho border; travels through the Blue Mountains; meets up with the Columbia River and heads west to Astoria.