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By Vernonia Pioneer Museum Association

Nestled within the higher Nehalem Valley within the foothills of the Oregon Coast diversity, Vernonia nonetheless displays its pioneer virtues of exertions and independence. the realm was once first homesteaded in 1874 by way of Clark Parker and John Van Blaricom. The earliest settlers observed the dense old-growth firs and cedars as a disadvantage to beat in setting up farms, yet these mammoth timber quickly grew to become the lifeblood of the town�s financial system. included in 1891, Vernonia remained a small cost with family-run farms, sawmills, and aiding companies until eventually the arriving of the long-awaited railroad in 1922. The Oregon-American Lumber Mill�at the time one of many greatest of its kind�was inbuilt 1923. The mill supplied jobs and enterprise possibilities for enormous quantities of individuals until eventually 1957 while it closed. The inhabitants swiftly declined as humans left to discover paintings somewhere else. Vernonia has proved resilient, besides the fact that, and is still domestic to over 2,000 citizens who savor small-town lifestyles in a forested setting.

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