Is the Goonies house open to visitors? Short Answer: No Astoria-Warrenton Area Chamber of Commerce, wrote the below and ask that all visitors abide to these directions.
What happened to Bumble Bee Seafoods Canning facilities and where are they located now? VISIT THE HANTHORN CANNERY MUSEUM IN THE OLDEST FISH PROCESSING PLANT ON THE COLUMBIA RIVER ON PEIR 39 Its canning facilities are based in California and Puerto Rico. The history of Bumble Bee Seafoods can be traced to 1899, when seven […]
What kind of wood are all the pilings made of and what were they used for? The poles or "piling" are logs from 80-year old Douglas-fir trees. They are a maximum of 60 feet in length and are embedded up to 20 feet into the river bottom. The rows of piling were used during the […]
How many Tsunamis came through the Oregon Coast? Since 1854, 21 tsunamis have impacted the Oregon Coast. The last two damaging tsunamis were in 1964 as a result of the Great Alaskan Earthquake, and in 2011 as a result of the Great Tohoku Japan Earthquake that caused severe damage and contributed to the deaths of four people on […]
What was the Seaside Golf Course, before a golf course? Now home to the Seaside Golf Course, this venerated property was once the location of a luxurious Italian Villa style hotel built by the renowned railroad tycoon, Ben Holladay. The villa was built in 1871 to attract and entertain the booming inland elite. Ben Holladay's Seaside House - Seaside Oregon […]