Statehood Facts:

Oregon became a state on February,14 1859.On Valentines Day!

It was named the 33rd state

Founder and Explorers Facts:

James Cook explored the coast in 1778 in search of the Northwest Passage
Captain Robert Gray visited in 1792

Famous Tourist Attractions:

Crater Lake- was formed by a volcano that calderaed and turned into a lake
John Day Fossil Bed Natl. Monument-there are paint hills and you can dig up fossils

Information from: The World Almanac 2008

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