Positively Portland Walking Tours

Old Milwaukie – Then and Now

Milwaukie City Hall 10722 Southeast Main Street, Milwaukie

Milwaukie was settled by pioneers coming West on the Oregon Trail in the late 1840s and early 1850s. The first settlers established lumber and grist mills and later several families established prosperous fruit orchards. Milwaukie and other Willamette River settlements lost out to Portland in the competition to become the major city on the Willamettte […]