The Little Town Near Portland That Might Just Be The Most Unique Town In The World

Back in the late 1850s, miners first came to this area in what is now known as the Opal Creek Ancient Forest and found gold. Years later, after discovering the area was rich in copper, lead and zinc, they set up camp in the early 1930s and turned this swath of land in to a full fledged mining community.

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