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Location
Borders the Pacific Ocean to the west, California to the south and Washington State to the north and Idaho to the east.

Tillamook
Lat 45° 27' 22N Long 123° 50' 38W  Located on the southeast end of Tillamook Bay on the Pacific Ocean.

Portland
Located in the northwestern portion of the state.

Oregon Nikkei Legacy Center
Museum details the Japanese experience in Portland and Oregon

 

Astoria
Borders the Columbia River to the north, located at the northwestern tip of Oregon

Columbia River Maritme Museum
Details Maritime history including some World War II artifacts related to Oregon

 

Rockaway Beach
Lat 45° 36' 48" N Long 123° 56' 34" W  Located on the coast of Oregon, north of Tilamook

SB2C Helldiver 83414
Pilot Smedley crashed March 31, 1948, rediscovered March 18, 2010

 

Bly
Lat 42°23′52″N Long 121°2′26″W  Located in Klamath County in southern central Oregon.

Mitchell Recreation Area
The Mitchell Monument was built by Weyerhaeuser in 1950. It is constructed of native stone and displays a bronze plaque with the names and ages of the victims of the balloon bomb explosion. It commemorates the "only place on the American continent where death resulted from enemy action during World War II". Weyerhaeuser donated the monument along with the land surrounding it to the Fremont National Forest in 1998 The monument site was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on February 20, 2003.

Linkville Cemetery
One of the oldest cemeteries in Klamath County. The six people killed on Bly Mountain due to a Japanese balloon bomb explosion on May 5, 1945.

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Last Updated
February 4, 2018

 

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