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  • Prehistoric Gardens

    Prehistoric Gardens

    Port Orford, Oregon

    A genuine rain forest shelters a collection of 23 primordial creature statues spread along a trail. It's been here since 1955.

  • Samurai Sword of Pilot Who Bombed Oregon

    Samurai Sword of Pilot Who Bombed Oregon

    Brookings, Oregon

    Decades after his unsuccessful firebombing run, a WW2 Japanese pilot gifted his 400-year-old family Samurai sword to the target's nearest town.

  • Hermit Feud Murder Weapon

    Hermit Feud Murder Weapon

    Gold Beach, Oregon

    In 1933, a hermit ambushed and killed a neighbor with a booby trap gun. The rifle barrel is displayed at a free museum of area history, wildlife and sportsmen milestones.

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