- a port in NW Oregon, near the mouth of the Columbia River: founded as a fur-trading post in 1811 by John Jacob Astor. Pop: 9660 (2003 est)
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Jim Campbell: Rhythms of Perception is on display at the Museum of Moving Image in Astoria until June 15.Art Goes High-Tech at These Four Innovative Exhibits
May 29, 2014
You grew up in Astoria, and have lived in the city on and off for most, if not all of your adult life.Tony Bennett’s Winehouse Duet
September 20, 2011
Back in 2006, Brian Heater was living in an apartment in Astoria, Queens, when he began noticing welts on his skin.Vigilante Bedbug Exterminators
August 27, 2010
When the latter walked into the lobby of the Astoria, Mr. Alden was not far away.
All the telephones in the Astoria could not accommodate the frantic people who sought them.
He declined to join the Astoria expedition, and this is the last heard of him.Your National Parks
Enos A. Mills
Then came the War of 1812, and the darkest days for the promoter of Astoria.Pilots of the Republic
Archer Butler Hulbert
In 1843 he settled at Astoria, where he had a cabin on the site of the first Astoria mill.