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City of Seaside Oregon

City of Seaside Oregon

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Incorporated February 17, 1899, Seaside has historically been one of the Oregon Coast most visited and popular oceanfront resorts located only 80 miles from Portland. Seaside is a beautiful coastal community with a population of 6,445 and has numerous visitor related activities to choose from. FS -Full Screen, SL – Slide Show ARCHAEOLOGICAL DIGS There were […]

Bristol Renaissance Faire

Bristol Renaissance Faire

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Each Bristol Renaissance Faire day reproduces a period when knights were respectable, house keepers were cheerful and turkey legs were titanic. When you enter the gateway doors, you make a trip back in time to the year 1574, and you’ve strolled directly into an energizing town celebration day. Also what are we celebrating? Ruler Elizabeth, Herself, […]

4th of July Lakefront Fireworks

Navy Pier Fireworks

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Navy Pier is the destination for spectacular fireworks perfectly synchronized to music on Lake Michigan. Don’t miss our twice weekly fireworks shows all summer long, Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day! Be sure to check the schedule for additional shows added throughout the year. Whether viewing from the dock or on board an evening cruise, […]

Northwestern University Lakefill

Northwestern University Lakefill

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The Northwestern University Lakefill is an area of land that was reclaimed from Lake Michigan in 1964-1969 from landfill materials made available by the construction of the Port of Indiana. The Lakefill resulted from the university’s need to expand the campus’s physical footprint; Northwestern President J. Roscoe Miller received permission from the town of Evanston […]

Silver Lake State Park

Silver Lake State Park – Michigan

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Silver Lake State Park is an almost 3,000-acre park in Oceana County along the Lake Michigan shoreline. This area includes both dune country and acres of mature forest. The dune ridges and valleys are mostly windblown sand and lack trees, scrub brush and dune grass. The dune area is sometimes compared to a desert. Silver Lake […]