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by Karen L. Leedom
autographed by author
Before Seattle, before Portland, there was Astoria
This book is the long awaited telling of the history of the oldest American settlement west of the Rockies. It provides a chronological look dating back to the 1500s, including European exploration, Native American life, logging, fishing, Chinese laborers in the salmon industry, a giant cheese in the Civil War, Oregon's first female surgeon, Victorian architecture, and valiant Coast Guard rescues.
Includes 3 self-guided tours of Astoria's historic dowtown and neighborhoods, and features the colorful and whimsical "History of Astoria" by the well-known local Astoria artist Bill W Dodge as the cover art.
Softcover: 218 pages with B&W photos and illustrations