While in the Astoria area, we spent time in the quaint little town of Cannon Beach, so named because of a US Navy cannon that washed ashore in 1846.
The theatre caught my eye, with its Tragedy and Comedy masks on the gable:
The library was easy to spot:
When we chatted with an artist in this little gallery (beautiful work by the way), we learned that this house had originally sat on the northeast corner of a homestead, and for one period of time in it history had been a regular stop-off for loggers, who found the two ladies who lived here very friendly:
It was the diamond-shaped window in the gable that caught my eye, but our historian didn’t know the significance of it.
Haystack Rock is the claim to fame for this area:
On our way back to the campground, we stopped at Ecola State Park (as recommended by my sister), taking a very windy, steep road to get there. But the views were glorious:
More to come!!!! Peg