The Historic Dredge Hiding In The Mountains Is A Gem From Oregon’s Mining Days
Many of Oregon’s historic gems are long gone, relegated to dusty history books, but luckily, some of our historic sites are still preserved. The beautiful Elkhorn Mountain Range was once bustling gold mining region, and you can still visit a historic dredge that was part Oregon’s gold boom today.
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For more information about the Sumpter Valley Dredge State Heritage Area, visit its page on the Oregon State Parks website.
Writer, editor and researcher with a passion for exploring new places. Catherine loves local bookstores, independent films, and spending time with her family, including Gus the golden retriever, who is a very good boy.
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