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By Dan Bosserman

touring the Barlow street, 50,000 pioneers rolled their wagon wheels over the positioning of today�s Sandy ancient Museum with no preventing. now not till the coming of Francis profit in 1853 did an individual examine the world compatible for homesteading. construction a shop and a bridge around the Sandy River, profit confirmed the 1st little bit of civilization the pioneers encountered in Oregon. one of the heroes and legends to seem at the slopes of Mount Hood have been Elijah �Lige� Coalman, who climbed the mountain 586 instances; brawny loggers, lumbermen, and farmers who tamed the wooded area and settled the land; Blanche Shelley, the 1st girl mayor in Oregon; and Nettie Connett, who stood on her head on a bar stool and walked on her fingers throughout major Street.

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