David Kludas, who lives in Portland, is a history buff who writes in his spare time. He is chipping away on a novel that takes place in Portland and concludes at the Oregon Centennial.
Centennial Exposition of 1959
Oregon became the thirty-third state on February 14, 1859. A century later, Portland hosted the Oregon Centennial Exposition and International Trade Fair to commemorate one hundred years of statehood. The fair, which lasted from June 10 to September 17, took place on sixty-five acres along the Columbia River north of …