On our way south from Spokane, Washington we stopped at Multnomah Falls. It is along I-84 along the Columbia River in Oregon. BEAUTIFUL!!
Through the trees along one of the paths to the top, this is of the Lower Falls and the old highway bridge.
This is the Pacific Ocean Beach below Cape Blanco Lighthouse.
The beach has natural art, this is Sea Kelp washed up on shore and wraped around a driftwood.
This is a color photo, but the skies were overcast and grey so that is how the ocean looked.
John playing on the rocks.
There are lots of rocks along the Oregon Coast.
Water washes away sand creating a small canyon on the beach.
The center piece of the kitchen in the Hughes House is the wood burning cast iron stove. It was used to heat the house, cook the meals and had coils bilt in it to heat water for the indoor plumbing fixtures.
The dining room of the Hughes House, all farm hands and family members would gather for meals three time a day.
Cast iron clawfooted oak trimmed bathtub,is original to the Hughes House. The house was designed by the architect with indore plumbing in1898!!
This is the first floor Master bedroom of the Hughes House.
This is the Formal Parlor, it had a coal burning fireplace in the Hughes House.
All furnishings in the Hughes Houes are on loan from Museums and Historical Societies. Nothing in the house is newer than 1923, the year Jane Hughes died.
This desk is in the men's parlor this is where the business would have been conducted. Three sons lived in the house, Edward, Thomas and Francis who married Annie Doyle. Annie mooved into the house and their son was raised in the house.
Upstairs hallway, looking into the guest room of the Hughes House.
Upstairs bedroom in the Hughes House.
Francis and Annies Room in the Hughes House.
This is what the Hughes House looks like. It is Victorian architecture and was built in 1898 by J.P. Lindburg, a Sweedish born gentelman. The house was entered onto the National Historic Registry in 1980.
Out behind the house, is our RV site. We have a view of the Sixes River valley. The Sixes River is one of a few "Wild Rivers" in Oregon. This means that there are no Dams or other manmade structures impeading the flow of the river.
Here is Jeanie sitting in the kitchen at Hughes House. They let us sit in these rockers when things got slow.
Don and Susan Burford from Las Cruces NM came to visit us at Hughes House.
Down by the jetty in Port Orford the surf was up.
Jeanie sitting by the jetty with waves in the background.
We enjoyed the site provided by Cape Blanco State Park, our view of the Hughes House.
Here is a photo of The Hughes House with the Pacific Ocean in the background.
Here is Dad pausing to take in the view on his way down from the top of Cape Blanco Lighthouse.
See Dad and Gloria made it from Des Moines, WA down to Cape Blanco, OR.
The Pacific Ocean near Cape Blanco Oregon. We left here on October 29th in the morning headed for our winter position at Prineville Reservoir State Park in Central Oregon.