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Possibly one of the most major events of Portland's first century as a city was the [[Lewis and Clark Centennial Exposition]] held in [[Northwest Portland]]. The 1905 event drew more than two million visitors during its run and contributed to a population boom that lasted through the rest of the decade.
 
Possibly one of the most major events of Portland's first century as a city was the [[Lewis and Clark Centennial Exposition]] held in [[Northwest Portland]]. The 1905 event drew more than two million visitors during its run and contributed to a population boom that lasted through the rest of the decade.
  

Revision as of 16:24, 1 July 2013

Portland in the 1840s

Portland began in 1843 when a land claim in present-day downtown Portland was filed by pioneers William Overton and Asa Lovejoy.

Portland in the 1850s

The City of Portland was officially incorporated on February 8, 1851.

Portland in the 1860s

Portland in the 1870s

Portland in the 1880s

Portland in the 1890s

In 1891, the city of Portland merged with the towns of East Portland and Albina.

Portland in the 1900s

Willamette River at Portland, Oregon, 1908.jpg
Willamette River panorama looking west at Portland, Oregon 1908


Possibly one of the most major events of Portland's first century as a city was the Lewis and Clark Centennial Exposition held in Northwest Portland. The 1905 event drew more than two million visitors during its run and contributed to a population boom that lasted through the rest of the decade.

Portland in the 1910s

Portland grew again in 1915, when it annexed St. Johns and Linnton.

Portland in the 1920s

Portland in the 1930s

Portland in the 1940s

Portland in the 1950s

Portland in the 1960s

Portland in the 1970s

Portland in the 1980s

Portland in the 1990s

Portland in the 2000s

In 2009, PortlandWiki was launched.

See also

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