Monday June 11 – We started our day on Portland’s east side near the western beginning of the Historic Columbia River Highway. Earl and Ethel took two pictures along the historic highway, one from Vista House and the second at one of the many roadside drinking fountains. Our Oregon webpage in this blog gives a fuller account of this highway which in 1912 was one of the first in the United States to be intentionally designed for tourism by automobile. The Vista House which sits on top of a 733-foot-tall bluff was completed in 1918. We enjoyed being there during its centennial year commemorations.