A visit to Volunteer Park

I had a few moments to spare before a meeting and pulled into Volunteer Park on Capitol Hill. Did you know the land was purchased in 1876 and first used as a cemetery!? and then later as this city park! The reservoir was built in 1901. The park was redesigned in1903 y the Olmsted Bros. and the water tower was built in 1907. Pretty cool to see what is have become…and nothing like enjoying what’s in your own backyard!



The scenic route

Took a little drive¬†down thru Astoria, Cathlamet. Actually Mike drove and I shot thru the window! The Astoria Column and it’s sweeping views:

Then zipping’ on down the road to Cathlamet: