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Dates: 1/3/2020 - 12/31/2020
City / State: Brownsville, OR
Event Name: Historic Brownsville
Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 115851 2020/Y1272
Distance - Trail Ratings: 13km/10km/5km - 2A
Description: Enjoy this walk through a town that seems to be frozen in time. First settled in 1846, Brownsville still has many of it's original commercial and residential buildings. It is obvious why it was chosen as the location for filming "Stand By Me". Go through Pioneer Park and the charming downtown streets. Step back in time at the Linn County Museum and the Moyer House. The climb to North St is rewarded by an awesome view of the Willamette Valley. 3K option to Pioneer cemetery. Daily, dawn to dusk.
Amenities: Strollers: medium | Wheelchairs: hard | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Bridges - Spanning the USA, Ice Cream Parlors, Little Free Libraries
Start Times: Daily, dawn to dusk
Location: Brownsville Chevron Gas Station and Mini-Mart
Start Point / Driving Directions: 203 W. Bishop Way. South of Albany. From I-5 (North or South) take Exit 216 and turn east towards Brownsville. Go nearly 4 miles on Hwy. 228 (becomes Bishop Way) The Chevron Station is on the right. Walkers should park on Washburn St., not in parking lot.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: WOC: Antique Store, Bank, Barber Shop, Bed and Breakfast, City Hall, Delis, Dogs, Emergency, Engines, Galleries, Gazebo, Historic Homes, Images, Java, Jewelry, Justice, Klubs, Landmark, Nature, Nuts, Overlook, Playground, Parks, Quilts, Water Hole, Waterway, Water treatment. There is a "Little Free Library" at 336 E. Blakely Ave. 2 Blks. off the route There will be instructions attached to the Map/walk directions. ESVA: Restaurants.
Host Club: Albany Fitwalkers
Contact: JANET EPPERSON (209) 815-0607
Website: www.albanyfitwalkers.org
E-Mail Contact: jeoao@aol.com