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Pierce Sanitorium. Sunday Oregonian, August 12, 1917. 0

Pierce Sanitorium

In 1851, John Slavin obtained a Donation Land Claim and built a cabin and barn at what is now Capitol Highway and Sunset Boulevard.  By 1882 he was prosperous enough to build a large mansion.  After Slavin died in 1908, his family subdivided and sold off the property. Dr. Edward...

Dutch Village in Hillsdale, Oregon, ca. 1952. Photo by Art Raz 0

Dutch Village

The Dutch Village service station and shopping center was where the new office building in Hillsdale now stands, the former site of Baskin Robbins and Texaco. You can see images of the windmill that inspired the Dutch Village windmill by clicking here.     SERVICE STATION READY HILLSDALE FILLING PLACE...

Fulton Park Dairy (Raz/Wardin) House, 1903. 1

Fulton Park Dairy House

Note: An earlier version of this post erroneously placed this house near the main dairy facilities, it was located where the Wilson High swimming pool now is, it’s address was 6450 SW 16th Ave. Fulton Park Dairy (Raz Brothers Dairy) by Patti Waitman Ingebretsen Three Raz brothers purchased the land...

Portland West Side Auto Camp, ca. 1930. 0

Portland West Side Auto Camp

The first facilities specifically for automobile tourists were auto camps – campgrounds where the motor tourist could pitch a tent and have access to shared kitchen and bathing facilities. These were usually anchored by a gas station, store and sometimes a cafe. The earliest auto camp in Southwest Portland was...