The New Era - All about Sweet Home since 1929

Sweet Home, as it was in 1910


January 18, 2002

Former Director East Linn Museum

I thought you might like to know what Sweet Home was like in the early years. Following is a clipping from a 1910 newspaper:

Sweet Home, the mountain town, is located 16 miles from Lebanon on the Willamette Valley and Cascade Mountain Wagon Road to Prineville, and is the first and last enterprising little town to stop at on the way to and from Prineville.

Sweet Home was placed on the map a good many years ago, but not until the past five years has it made much of a show as a town. It is an incorporated town of about three hundred and elects a mayor every...

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