Lachlan Johnson

Author's Entries

  • Socrates Tryon (1816-1855)

    Socrates Hotchkiss Tryon lived in Vermont, Iowa, and Hawaii before coming to Oregon in 1849. He settled on land located between Portland and Oregon City, and in 1975, his claim became the Tryon Creek State Natural Area. Tryon was born in Pawlet, Vermont, on January 24, 1816, to …

    Oregon Encyclopedia

  • Tryon State Park

    Located in southwest Portland, Tryon Creek State Park is a 635-acre, undeveloped natural area that contains numerous native species of both flora and fauna. The park is maintained through the efforts of Oregon State Parks and Friends of Tryon Creek State Park, a civic organization that is responsible for …

    Oregon Encyclopedia