What's in a Name? #5: Astoria

14 mins - Published Sat, Mar 11, 2017 by Gordon Frye and Nancy Frye

Astoria is one of several historic port cities located in strategic spots on the Pacific Northwest Coast of the United States. Situated at the mouth of the Columbia River, it began as more than just a picturesque town in a picturesque spot, and we’re here to tell you all about it.

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What's in a Name?

A short, bi-weekly show hosted by historian Gordon Frye, where we look at the origins of the name of a place or thing. We welcome suggestions for topics, which you can send to us via email or on the CSICONauts Slack channel.

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