May 18, 2011

Wyden, Merkley to Attend Astoria Bicentennial Celebration on Saturday

Portland, OR – Oregon Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley confirmed today that they will attend the celebration this Saturday honoring the 200th anniversary of the founding of the City of Astoria. Wyden and Merkley will join other state and local dignitaries in recognizing the bicentennial of the oldest settlement west of The Rockies. The Senators also announced today that they have introduced a formal Congressional Resolution honoring Astoria’s bicentennial.


Who:                     Senator Ron Wyden

                                Senator Jeff Merkley


What:                   Astoria Bicentennial


When:                  12:30 p.m. Saturday, May 21, 2011


Where:                Columbia River Maritime Museum

1792 Marine Dr.

Astoria, OR