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Museum without walls

Astoria was founded in 1811 and holds the distinction of being the oldest U.S. settlement on the Pacific Coast (plus or minus the 7 or 8 years that it was ceded back to the British). The tourism folks here in Astoria market our city as a museum without walls. Lewis and Clark slept here. Washington Irving wrote a book about us. We have our share of indoor museums as well - history museums, maritime museums, movie museums. We're dripping with history.

We are also dripping with Natural History. The combination of temperate weather, the estuarine terminus of one of the largest rivers in North America and the nearby Pacific Ocean make for a rich and diverse array of plants and animals. The purpose of this project is to celebrate Astoria's wildscape.

Posted on March 19, 2016 23:22 by mikepatterson mikepatterson | 0 comments | Leave a comment

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Wild flora and fauna in Astoria, Oregon

Mini mikepatterson created this project on March 06, 2016
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