The flag of the state of Oregon is the only state flag with different pictures on each side. On the reverse is a beaver the state animal.
Reverse side of Oregon Flag
United States Senators from Oregon.
David Douglas (Scottish botanist)
In the 1820s David Douglas traveled through Oregon, he is well remembered in Oregon as the state tree the Douglas fir is name after him.
A crater lake is a lake that forms in a volcanic crater. It lies within the collapsed crater of an ancient volcano named Mount Mazama. Crater Lake in Oregon is the deepest lake in the USA. Its depth is 1,943 feet (592 m).
Snake River winding through Hells Canyon.
Hells Canyon is the deepest gorge in the USA. It drops almost 8,000 feet.
Oregon produces about 98% of hazelnuts in the USA.
Portland is the largest city in Oregon. It is nicknamed the "City of Roses." Portland's gardens.
Oregon (and New Jersey) ban self-serve gas stations.
Major Rivers: Columbia River, Snake River, Willamette River
Father of Oregon: Dr. John McLoughlin
Mother of Oregon: Tabitha Moffatt Brown
Beverly Cleary (author)
Douglas C. Engelbart (inventor)
Invented the ancestor to the modern computer mouse and many other things.
Linus Pauling (Chemist, Nobel Winner)
Carl E. Wieman (Physicist, Nobel Winner)