Department of Transportation Records Guide
Record Series Descriptions
State Parks Historical Sketches
Series documents the historical and natural background of many of Oregon's state parks and areas of interest (e.g., "Mitchell Country" in Wheeler County). The sketches include information about significant historical individuals and events, local legends, geology, and topography. Most of the sketches were written by park historians and university professors.
Electronic versions of these documents are available online. Click on a link below to view the PDF document (requires Adobe Acrobat Reader).
Columbia Gorge State Parks (including Rooster Rock, Crown Point and Vista House, Guy W. Talbot, George W. Joseph, Shepperd's Dell, Benson, Oneonta Parking Space, Ainsworth, John B. Yeon, Sheridan Wayside, Lang, Starvation Creek, Viento, Wygant, Seneca Fouts Memorial, Hood River Loops Development Area, Hood River Mosier Forest Wayside, Memaloose Island Overlook, Mayer, Lewis and Clark Plaza
Lincoln County State Parks (including Boiler Bay, De Poe Bay, Rocky Creek, Otter Crest, Devil's Punch Bowl, Yaquina, Seal Rock, Wood Supply Tract, Waldport Ocean Wayside, South Waldport Ocean Waysides, Yachats)