Oregon Timeline

  • Settlement

    The first permanent English settlement in North America is established at Jamestown.
  • Horses

    Horses reach the Columbia Plateau and change life for the Native people there.
  • Lewis and Clark

    Lewis and Clark
    Lewis and Clark spend the winter at Fort Clatsop near the mouth of the Columbia.
  • Oregon Statehood

    Oregon Statehood
    Orgeon became the 33rd state on Febuary,14, 1859. Did you know Oregon celebrates it's stae birthday on Valentines Day?
  • Meteorite

    The first meteorite found in the U.S was found in Oregon in 1902. It weighed over 40,000 pounds!
  • Voting Rights

    Oregon woman gained the right to vote.
  • Vietnam War

    The United States engages in the Vietnam War.
  • Enviroment

    Oregon passes the "Bottle Bill" to help clean up the enviroment.