confer degrees in the liberal arts and sciences," was Milton Wright,
who became the father of Orville and Wilbur Wright, inventors of
the first successful airplane. Tuition was five dollars for a twelve weeks'
AUMSVILLE, 75.6 m. (363 alt., 153 pop.), in the heart of an
area producing fruit, nuts and milk, became a town in the late 1860's
and was named for Amos Davis, son-in-law of Henry L. Turner, on
whose donation land claim the town was laid out. The Turners and
Davis erected a flour mill there.
Through lowlands of the broad Willamette Valley, State 222 con-
The OREGON STATE HOSPITAL FARM (L), 82 m., has a
comfortable group of buildings on an extensive farm tract.
The OREGON STATE PENITENTIARY (R) is at 86.1 m.
At N. Capitol and Court Streets in SALEM, 87.3 m. (159 alt.,
26,266 pop.) (see SALEM), is a junction with US 99E (see TOUR
Portland — Beaverton — Hillsboro — Forest Grove — Glenwood —
Tillamook; 76.7 m. State 8. Wilson River Route.
Limited hotel and tourist camp accommodations.
Stage service between Portland and Forest Grove.
Part of this route has been in use for nearly a century. About 30
miles is new, having been constructed to shorten the distance between
Portland and the coast by 40 miles.
After an easy ascent of the Portland hills, State 8 crosses the Tualatin
Valley, with its rolling countryside, clustered houses, groves and or-
chards, A few miles west are the rugged, forest-clad Coast Mountains,
gashed with ravines and canyons, through which the Wilson River road
makes its way to the ocean.
From the corner of SW. Morrison Street and SW. Sixth Avenue, in
PORTLAND, 0 m., the route turns south on SW. Sixth Avenue, into
SW. Jefferson Street, and westward on SW. Canyon Road, through a
deep canyon, to the crest of the west-side hills.
The first road from Portland to the Tualatin Valley led through
what is now Washington Park, and over the heights, by way of Barnes