Scarborough, Jessica
July 1995
Surface Design Journal;Summer95, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p5
Trade Publication
The article offers information about the early settlers called Portland, Oregon "Stump Town," a name that tells of their struggle to create farmland in an area of giant evergreens and waist high ferns. It mentions that Portland was founded at the confluence of two rivers including the Willamette river and the Columbia River. Portland was regarded as "The City of Roses in 1995 which emphasizes of nature tamed to the point of civility. It is observed that Portland has a low humidity that makes a sweater necessary on summer evenings, beautiful surroundings, and volcanoes.


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