Two Historic Forts

 Posted by at 12:08 am  Nick's Blog
Jun 162021
 

Note: This is a repost of a blog from our travels on the Oregon coast, one of our favorite places in the country.  We had made arrangements to tour Fort Clatsop, where the Lewis and Clark Expedition spent a cold, wet winter after arriving on the Oregon coast at the end of their epic journey […]

Historic Fort Stevens

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Nov 012016
 

Note: This story appeared in a previous edition of the Gypsy Journal. At Point Adams, a short drive from Astoria, Oregon, we discovered an interesting historical location dating back to the Civil War. Fort Stevens was established in 1863 to guard the mouth of the Columbia River and continued to serve the country until the […]

Jun 302011
 

It’s always a crapshoot working with a new commercial mail service when we have an issue of the Gypsy Journal to mail out, and this time around we went bust. The mail service we had contacted to handle the mailing for the July-August issue assured us they had the capability to get the job done, […]