Church of the Annunciation

In 1946 a log-cabin-style church with knotty pine paneling, gothic beams, and a 40-foot steeple was built in Milwaukie, at 2615 Harrison Street. The church was beautifully situated amongst the trees near Crystal Lake. Crystal Lake Church, c1983 (Oregon State Historic Preservation Office) After membership declined, Crystal Lake Church closed in 1986. A developer bought […]

Cedar Crossing Covered Bridge

The one and only covered bridge in Multnomah County is not technically a covered bridge. It lacks traditional wood trusses so it is considered a “roofed span”. The 60-foot-long span crosses Johnson Creek on Deardorff Road and was built in 1982 to replace an older bridge that was too narrow. County Executive Don Clark had […]