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.

Oregon’s history is fascinating, isn’t it? Here’s another historic place you might want to check out – it’s one of the most unique barns in America.