Learn the stories behind our iconic attractions. From the Oregon Trail to wineries, breweries and ski resorts, Territory Tales is a podcast exploring the unique and fascinating backgrounds of the men and women who make up the diverse array of activities in Oregon's Mt. Hood Territory.
Territory Tales: Happy Rock Coffee
Happyrock Coffee is more than just a coffee shop, it's a cornerstone in the community of Gladstone. Hear the story of how Lisa Halcom came to own this little icon, and turn it into the community's coffee shop and so much more.
The Story Behind Merrywood Farm Christmas trees
As a young child, William Kaiser used to replant samplings from the wild in his parents' yard. Now he and his family own a Christmas tree farm on a historic property outside of Oregon City. Hear the story behind how this man made Christmas his living.
The story behind Andrew Edwards and Lakewood Center for the Arts
The Lakewood Center for the Arts houses one of the longest-running theaters in the entire state of Oregon. At the helm is Andrew Edwards, a live-long lover of theater, and a bundle of energy promoting the arts scene in Lake Oswego. Hear the tale behind this storied performing arts center and the man behind it.
The Story Behind Bob Hill And The End Of The Oregon Trail
More than 175 years ago, Bob Hill's relative made his way along the Oregon Trail. Today, Bob helps keep that heritage alive at the End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive Center. Hear the story behind his volunteering, and the museum itself in our latest Territory Tales podcast.
Territory Tales: The Story Behind Fearless Brewing
In a region known for its craft beers, Ken Johnson has been creating award-winning beer when many of today's brewers were still too young to even drink their product. Hear what makes his beers unique (hint: It has to do with the Clackamas River) and his fun approach to crafting and life in general.
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