The July 4th Jerry Can Races results: Thank you to all who participated and making this event a success.
Surfman Division: “Swick/Mathews”, 15:18 seconds
Petty Officer Division: “River Runners”, 13.36 seconds
Surfman Division: “Boneheads”, 11.70 seconds
Petty Officer Division: “Inchworms”, 12.84 seconds
Chief Division: “The Destroyers”, 12.54 seconds
Surfman Division: “Will Power”, 10.31 seconds***
Commander Division: “My Dear Watsons”, 13.31 seconds
***Fastest time & winners of Jerry’s Rogue Jet Boat tickets: Shania and Noah Hunt
PLEASE NOTE: The annual Coast Guard Day scheduled for Aug 3rd has been cancelled. We expect to continue this successful event next year.
Cape Blanco Heritage Society
The hours for the sites are 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., and admission is free. However, there is a $2 fee to climb the stairs to the top of the Light Station’s lighthouse.
Hughes House is located on the ocean side of Highway 101. Use the Cape Blanco Road turnoff, located between Mileposts 296 and 297, about four miles north of Port Orford.
The lighthouse is one mile beyond Hughes House.
The Lifeboat Station Museum is also on the ocean side of 101. Turn toward the ocean on 9th Street in Port Orford, near Milepost 301, and then follow the road to the left, up the hill to where the road dead ends into the parking lot.
Cape Blanco Light Station (1870) holds five Oregon records, including most westerly and oldest continuously operating lighthouse on the Oregon coast.
Hughes House (1898) is an elegant restored Victorian farmhouse designed by Pehr Johan Lindberg for prosperous dairyman Patrick Hughes.
Port Orford Lifeboat Station (1934) was home to U.S. Coast Guard surfmen who for 35 years bravely rescued mariners in distress.
•Victorian Store at Hughes House, Gift Locker at Lifeboat Station feature new merchandise displays.
•Cape Blanco Country Music Festival August 1-3, 2014 will impact our Lighthouse and Hughes House tours with thousands expected to attendRead More