The Astoria Column

Astoria Column, Astoria, Oregon

Patterned after the Trajan Column in Rome, the Astoria Column is similarly adorned with a 525 foot long spiral frieze depicting 14 significant events from early Oregon history.

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4 Comments on “The Astoria Column”

  1. jayantadeepa July 10, 2013 at 8:59 am #

    Nice pic … the spiral frieze is amazing. Where in Rome is the original ?


  2. Tom July 10, 2013 at 10:20 am #

    You shame me. I’m a native Oregonian, yet I haven’t visited the Astoria Column in decades. VERY nice picture. Looks like you may have waiting for just the right light.


  3. Mike July 10, 2013 at 11:31 pm #

    Great picture. Tom, get out there to see it. Trajan’s column? No way! Get out to Rome to see that. It’s a bit worn, what do you expect from a 2000 year old monument. Rome- Everywhere once. Timeless.


  4. Niko July 11, 2013 at 4:01 pm #

    Congratulations Everywhere Once, I have nominated you for the Best Moment Award! 🙂
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