On Halsey-Sweet Home Highway (West Bishop Way) (Oregon Route 228 at milepost 6) near Loucks Way, on the right when traveling east.
A Town with Ancient Beginnings and Many Names
Long before the first pioneer settlers arrived here in the 1840’s, this area was occupied by the ancient Mound Builders and then the Kalapuya Indians. The relative ease of finding food in . . . — — Map (db m114451) HM
On Main Street at Park Avenue, on the left when traveling north on Main Street.
Council passed Ordinance 102 that formed the Brownsville Fire Department a.k.a. Brownsville Hose Co #1 in June of 1905. Council appointed Chief Engineer (Fire Chief) Roy Williams and Assistant Engineer A.L. Schick. Council officially purchased this . . . — — Map (db m175902) HM
On Main Street, 0 miles Park Avenue, on the left when traveling north.
The Moyer House was built in 1881, in Italian Villa style, by J.M. Moyer, an early pioneer of Linn County. Donated in 1962 by the Hill Family Foundation to the Linn County Historical Society — — Map (db m175907) HM
On Santiam Highway (U.S. 20) near Gorton Road (Santiam Wagon Road) (Route 2032), on the right when traveling east.
Automobile history was made here June 20, 1905, when the first car to cross the Cascade Mountains conquered the Santiam Wagon Road. Dwight Huss drove "Old Scout," a 1904 Oldsmobile Curved Dash Runabout, from New York to Portland in 44 days. "Old . . . — — Map (db m113674) HM
On Santiam Highway (U.S. 20) near Gorton Road (Santiam Wagon Road) (Forest Road 2032), on the right when traveling east.
The pass located east of here through the Cascade Range was once called Wiley Pass after Andrew Wiley. Wiley with other Willamette Valley Pioneers explored it in 1859 while searching for a route to move their livestock to the grasslands of central . . . — — Map (db m113671) HM