Travel Guide Sample

Astoria (B-1) clings like a barnacle to the Oregon shore of the Columbia River. On the town's waterfront, the Columbia River Maritime Museum features avisitable lightship. Also worth a visit are the 4-mile-long, toll-free Astoria-Megler Bridge and the 125-foot Astor Column (painted with scenes of Astoria's history).

Explorers Lewis and Clark spent the rainy winter of 1805-06 in a log stockade at Fort Clatsop (B-1), now a national memorial with exhibits, 7 miles south of Astoria. From the Civil War to World War II, artillery guarded the Columbia's mouth from Fort Stevens (A, B-1), now a state park with a 605-site campground, a military museum, abandoned artillery bunkers, and a beach with the rusting remains of a 1906 shipwreck....

This sample taken from the Oregon Map & Travel Guide.