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Oregon Facts

Sunrise over the dry lakebed of the Alvord Desert. (Oregon State Archives Photo)

Sunrise over the dry lakebed of the Alvord Desert. (Oregon State Archives Photo)

Facts come in all shapes and sizes. From state symbols to biographical sketches of notable Oregonians to descriptions of the state's economy, this section covers many facets of life in Oregon. It also includes a number of exhibits that help to interpret the Oregon experience.

 

Almanac

State symbols, Olympians, state maps, and much more.

 

Notable Oregonians

Biographical sketches of notable people with ties to the state.

 

Economy

Analysis of Oregon's economy including employment, income, and revenue.

 

Web exhibits

Cascades recreation, Cemeteries, Rural schools, Oregon beaches, woman suffrage centennial, and 11 other colorful exhibits.

 

Oregon's Capital

A description of Oregon's capital city, Salem.

 

State buildings

Addresses, maps, and construction dates for major state buildings.

 

 

Also see the Explore Oregon section for much more.