Astoria, OR Overview
Astoria is the seat of Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Situated near the mouth of the Columbia River, the city was named after the American investor John Jacob Astor. His American Fur Company founded Fort Astoria at the site in 1811. Astoria was incorporated by the Oregon Legislative Assembly on October 20, 1876.
Located on the south shore of the Columbia, the city is served by the Port of Astoria with a deep-water port. Transportation includes the Astoria Regional Airport with U.S. Route 30 and U.S. Route 101 as the main highways, and the 4.2-mile (6.8 km) Astoria–Megler Bridge connecting to neighboring Washington across the river. The population was 9,477 at the 2010 census.
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The Columbia River Maritime Museum is a museum of maritime history located about ten miles (16 km) from the mouth of the Columbia River in Astoria, Oregon, U.S.. It has a national reputation for the quality of its exhibits and the scope of its collections and was the first museum in Oregon to meet national accreditation standards.
The Astoria Column is a tower overlooking the mouth of the Columbia River on Coxcomb Hill in the city of Astoria in the U.S. state of Oregon. Built in 1926, the concrete and steel structure is part of a 30-acre (12-hectare) city park.
A Monument to the Settlement of the American West
Fort Stevens was an American military installation that guarded the mouth of the Columbia River in the state of Oregon. Built near the end of the American Civil War, it was named for slain Civil War general and former Washington Territory governor, Isaac Stevens. The fort was an active military reservation from 1863-1947.
Fort Clatsop was the encampment of the Lewis and Clark Expedition in the Oregon Country near the mouth of the Columbia River during the winter of 1805-1806. Located along the Lewis and Clark River at the north end of the Clatsop Plains approximately 5 mi (8 km) southwest of Astoria, the fort was the last encampment of the Corps of Discovery before embarking on their return trip east to St.
Astoria Riverfront Trolley Overview Type Heritage streetcar (tram); seasonal operation Status Operating Locale Astoria, Oregon, United States Termini West End Mooring Basin/Astoria Riverwalk Inn East End Mooring Basin (39th Street) Daily ridership Approx. 35,000-40,000 per season Operation Opening 1999 Operator(s) Astoria Riverfront Trolley Association Technical Line length 3 miles (5 km) No.
2 lanes of and bicycles The Astoria-Megler Bridge is a steel cantilever through truss bridge that spans the Columbia River between Astoria, Oregon and Point Ellice near Megler, Washington, in the United States. Located 14 miles (23 km) from the mouth of the river, the bridge is 4.1 miles (6.6 km) long and was the last completed segment of U.S.
The Leesburg Heritage Museum is located at 111 South Sixth Street, Leesburg, Florida. It contains exhibits depicting the history of Leesburg. The building itself, constructed in 1922 by the Leesburg Woman's Club, was previously home to various businesses and organizations, including the Leesburg Chamber of Commerce and the Leesburg Library.
Fort Astoria (also named Fort George) was the Pacific Fur Company's primary fur trading post in the Northwest, and was the first American-owned settlement on the Pacific coast of what was to become the United States. After a short two-year term of US ownership, the British owned and operated it for 33 years.
The Oregon Film Museum is a museum highlighting and celebrating movies that were made in the U.S. state of Oregon. The museum is housed in the old Clatsop County Jail in Astoria, Oregon, which is on the National Register of Historic Places. The building was used in a famous scene in the 1985 film The Goonies .
The official website for The Astoria Regatta
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A video tour of Astoria and it's tourist attractions. This is an excerpt from our DVD "Destination:The Coast", and hour-long tour of the Oregon Coast.
Walking Tour to Astoria, Queens (Urban Toursim)
Video from Kiran Gurung to RMagar
Local attractions located near the Astoria Hotel, Antwerp
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Boscolo Astoria Hotel Florence
This is an excellent property with easy access to all the main tourist attractions. Furthermore, the hotel has a splendid piano bar and terrace.DO 11/07The building has typical Florentine architecture dating from the sixteenth century, with beautiful wood carvings, various flags flying outside and an imposing entrance.The lobby is large, elegantly furnished and very well decorated.
Royal Astoria Hotel
http://go.asianhotelsearch.com/Hotel/Royal_Astoria_Hotel.htm A newly built "Royal Astoria Hotel" is a truly international hotel, located in the most quiet and pollution free area of Bansbari , Hattigaunda, Kathmandu, 5 Kilometer north from Thamel. One and half Kilometer from Australian, American , Thai , Bangladesh and Pakistan Embassy We are only 15 minutes drive from the international airport.
Astoria, OR: Vacation 2013
Astoria, OR: Vacation 2013. Also Seaside, OR and Long Beach, WA.
Oregon Lifestyles Astoria 29fps
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The Goonies 25th Anniversary (Astoria, OR) & Free Willy, Twilight, Short Circuit, Kindergarten Cop
Pictures I took while in Astoria, OR for The Goonies 25th Anniversary event, June of 2010. -I saw numerous movie locations for The Goonies, Short Circuit, Free Willy, Kindergarten Cop, Twilight and The Ring II. -I definitely recommend traveling out West. It was a dream. -Astoria, OR is a magical and special city.
Me at The Goonies House in Astoria, OR
Me at Mikey and Brand Walsh's (The Goonies) house in Astoria, Oregon on August 14, 2013. Watch the full-length video of "My Goonies Adventure" at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XVL1X-rrpd0&feature=share&list=UU5DoUVxBm80vaTzooCIlNcw and see other film locations from the movie!
Driving though Astoria, OR - Goonies, where are you??
This past summer, driving through Astoria, Oregon trying to find the house that The Goonies was filmed in.