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Astoria



Introduction of Astoria
City in NW Oregon, on the Columbia River, 75mi NW of Portland . Settled as Fort Astoria in 1811by the Pacific Fur Company, it is the oldest Europeansettlement in Oregon. Sold to the Canadian NorthWest Company in 1813, it was restored to the UnitedStates in 1818. It was ravaged by fire in 1922. Nearbyis the site of Fort Clatsop, built by the Lewis and Clark expedition in the winter of 1805-06.City in NW Oregon, on the Columbia River, 75mi NW of Portland . Settled as Fort Astoria in 1811by the Pacific Fur Company, it is the oldest Europeansettlement in Oregon. Sold to the Canadian NorthWest Company in 1813, it was restored to the UnitedStates in 1818. It was ravaged by fire in 1922. Nearbyis the site of Fort Clatsop, built by the Lewis and Clark expedition in the winter of 1805-06.

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