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By Pat Jollota

while Henry Pittock, the landlord of the Oregonian, sought after a brand new paper mill to provide his newspaper, he selected a domain sixteen miles upriver from Vancouver. There he based the LaCamas Colony in 1883, named after the Camas lily, a uncomplicated nutrients of the Chinook tribes that inhabited the river. Agriculture was once additionally a colourful a part of Camas, and at the present time Prune Hill is a fascinating a part of city. included in 1906 as one technique of controlling the sale of alcohol, Camas was once the main energetic city in Prohibition in Clark County. throughout the center of the final century, the flavour of the city started to swap, as hightech businesses of the "Silicon wooded area" got here to percentage the panorama with the paper mill and Douglas firs. cutting-edge viewers walk via fascinating cafes and old retailers on the Port of Camas, the place a coarse touchdown used to be carved out of the thick forests above the Columbia River.

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