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What Fourth Of July Was Like In Oregon In The 1870s

OPB | July 3, 2017 1:19 p.m.

It was bigger than Christmas. Read a first account of what Independence Day was like in rural Oregon in the 1870s. 

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Patriotic Procrastinator's Guide To Fourth Of July

OPB | July 3, 2014 12:23 p.m. | Portland

Do you know where you’re watching fireworks? Fear not, patriotic procrastinators — we've rounded up dozens of events going on throughout the state.