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2 Welcome to Oregon! WELCOME TO OREGON! The Beaver State

3 Oregon’s State flag Front ViewReverse View

4 Salem, Oregon Oregon’s State Capital

5 Salem, Oregon

6 BEND

7 Oregon State Fish Chinook Salmon

8 Oregon’s State Animal American beaver

9 Oregon’s State Insect Swallowtail

10 Oregon’s State Tree Douglas Fir

11 Oregon’s State Flower Oregon Grape

12 Oregon’s State Bird Western Meadowlark

13 Oregon’s State Mushroom Pacific Golden Chanterelle

14 John McloughlinTabitha Moffatt Brown In this mural, John McLoughlin meets Narcissa Whitman, the first white woman in Oregon, in Tabith Brown, who came to Oregon in a covered wagon, was honored by the 1987 Legislature as Mother of Oregon.

15 Famous Person from Oregon Notable Oregonians: Jane Powell- Actress/Singer FACTS | STATE | LOCAL | NATIONAL | CULTURAL | EDUCATION | KIDS | SEARCH | HOME Topics | Index | Almanac | Economy | Scenic Images | Capital | State Buildings STATELOCALNATIONALCULTURALEDUCATIONKIDSSEARCHHOME TopicsIndexAlmanacEconomyScenic ImagesCapitalState Buildings AboutAbout | FAQ | Help | Report changesFAQHelpReport changes Her greatest movie success was in 1954 when she starred in 7 Brides for 7 Brothers. Jane Powell, famous actress

16 Beverly Cleary

17 Matt Groening Matt Groening (rhymes with "raining") was born in Portland, Oregon on February 15, Do you know why he is famous?

18 Matt Groening Yes, he’s the creator of The Simpsons!

19 Oregon has seven main regions: 1.The Coast

20 Oregon has seven main regions: 1.The Coast 2.The Willamette Valley

21 Oregon has seven main regions: 1.The Coast 2.The Willamette Valley 3.Portland

22 Oregon has seven main regions: 1.The Coast 2.The Willamette Valley 3.Portland 4.Mount Hood/Columbia River Gorge

23 Oregon has seven main regions: 1.The Coast 2.The Willamette Valley 3.Portland 4.Mount Hood/Columbia River Gorge 5.Southern Oregon

24 Oregon has seven main regions: 1.The Coast 2.The Willamette Valley 3.Portland 4.Mount Hood/Columbia River Gorge 5.Southern Oregon 6.Central Oregon

25 Oregon has seven main regions: 1.The Coast 2.The Willamette Valley 3.Portland 4.Mount Hood/Columbia River Gorge 5.Southern Oregon 6.Central Oregon 7.Eastern Oregon

26 Willamette Valley

27 The Willamete Valley is best known for its many kinds of vegetables, fruits, flowers, herbs, nuts, and Christmas trees.

28 The Coast Oregon’s coast has over 400 miles of beaches and dunes that are open for people to enjoy.

29 Portland Rain showers never keep dozens of family- friendly events and festivals from taking place throughout the year in Portland, the 28 th largest city in the United States. Portland has 538,544 people.

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31 The Portland Trail Blazers OREGON’S NBA Basketball Team

32 Mount Hood & Columbia River Gorge The Columbia River gorge is considered by many to be the best place in the world for windsurfing.

33 Columbia River

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35 Mount Hood 11, 239 feet above sea level

36 Southern Oregon The Southern Region is home to Crater Lake National Park.

37 Crater Lake

38 Central Oregon Central Oregon has blue skies and sunshine nearly 300 days a year.

39 Central Oregon In Central Oregon on the high desert, there are many clear views of snowcapped Cascade mountain tops.

40 The Cascade Mountains

41 Central Oregon Central Oregon is the home of a lot of ranches, as we can see in this picture.

42 Eastern Oregon Eastern Oregon accounts for more than half of the state’s land. But not many people live in this region. Can you guess why?

43 WEST EAST Manufacturing Timber Milk Flower bulbs Vegetables Cattle Wheat Potatoes

44 Welcome to Oregon! THANK YOU FOR VISITING OREGON! Come back again!

45 Bibliography “Notable Oregonians: Matt Groening-Cartoonist/Producer/ Writer.” Oregon Blue Book. 27 February . Oregon on My Mind. Helena, Montana: Falcon Press, “Oregon: Things Look Different Here.” 50states.com. 7 January “Oregon.” World Book Online Reference Center. World Book Encyclopedia. 26 February


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