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Aug 8, 2013 - Trip up Long Beach Peninsula

We explored the Long Beach Peninsula, we drove all the way north to Ledbetter State Park, this is primarily a hiking venue, we took a short walk out to the bay, it was low tide so the Blue Herons and other shore birds we quite were aways away. We visited with Jerry and his wife Lisa's Goat Farm, we bought some goat cheese after touring the farm. We then visited Oysterville which was first settled in 1841 by John Douglas, who married a local Chinook woman. Oysterville was established and named in 1854 by J.A. Clark. It has been inhabited...

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Dec 23, 2009 - Oysters and Clams

What a great way to start the day! We headed over to the pool house and swam in the pool and soaked in the hot tub for about an hour or so. So comfy. Afterwards, we headed further north up the Long Beach Peninsula and walked around Ledbetter’s point, a small state park, and then visited Oysterville the oldest operating Oyster business on the peninsula, established in 1849. We snacked on smoked oysters and also purchased some oysters and clams for dinner.

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May 3, 2009 - May 2nd

May 2, 2009 The day started out rainy – OK, I concede. We are in a region that has 12-17 ft of annual rain! I will not comment again on the weather so long as you recognize that everywhere we go, it is at least raining, at best damp. When we crossed the Columbia River into Washington we visited the Port of Ilwaco and spent some time at the Maritime Museum. This Light Ship served as a manned lighthouse for about 40 years. The port at the mouth of the Columbia River is called the graveyard of the pacific with over 500 shipwrecks. This ship...

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2009 RV Adventure

Dec 3, 2008 - Oysterville & Leadbetter Point, WA

Monday, November 24, 2008 –Oysterville and Leadbetter Point I have been lucky with the weather since my arrival on the Long Beach Peninsula with overcast but bright, dry days. Today is partly cloudy with the sun shining through and it is in the mid fifties. I started the day by finalizing what I’d like to see, and decided to drive to the northern part, Leadbetter Point. I had some breakfast and got dressed, and then Zack and I headed out. Zack needed some play time, so I drove north on Hwy. 103 a short distance, and took a road that allows...

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