Top Oregon Towns for History Buffs

Explore Oregon's colorful past in one of these five lore-laden towns.

By Meaghan Morawski December 21, 2012

DON'T MISS: Antelope Café & Store, once used as a post office by the Rajneeshees; multiple cabins from the cult takeover; the foundation of Rajneesh’s home and pool; Shaniko (a fellow ghost town 7.9 miles away)
We kick off our "High Five" series exploring Oregon towns with five destinations loaded with history and lore. These precious places offer rare glimpses of our state's vivid and varied history, from the Native Americans who first roamed the land to the Gold Rush of the 1850s to 1980s cults.
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