Started as the Aurora Colony in the late 1850s, this small town just south of Portland was formed as a utopian communal Christian settlement focused on a sustainable and community-oriented life. Over 150 years later, the small town, which was Oregon’s first national historic district, is a thriving center for finding the perfect treasures from the past.

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