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Albany is located in Benton County & Linn County, east of Corvallis along US Hwy 20 and the Willamette River.The area was the home of the Calapooia Indians before being settled in 1848 by two brothers from Albany NY. More than 500 of the town's early structures remain and several can be toured during the annual open houses in July and December.

A popular pastime is touring the area's many covered Bridges. Oregon has the largest collection of covered bridges outside of New England and a detailed brochure outlining their locations is available from the Albany Visitors Association. With a large and well-preserved historic district, Albany is also a mecca for antique shoppers. In addition, Albany has six public rose gardens with more than 900 rose bushes.

There is also an Albany, Vermont.

Bowers Rock State Park | World Championship Timber Carnival |
Education Linn-Benton Community College |
Restaurants, Cafes, Delis, Bakeries Novak's Hungarian Restaurant |
History Albany Fire Museum | Albany Regional Museum | Hackleman National Historic District | Monteith House | Timber-Linn Park |
County Parks Departments Linn County Parks |
Sports and Sporting Events Cooley River Expeditions, Inc. |
Theaters Flinn's Theater |
Wildlife Viewing Northwest River Outfitters |

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03/28 Coming to The area
Mt. Pisgah Arboretum Wildflower and Music Festival Eugene OR May19 A day of wildflowers, music, food, crafts, and microscopes!
Rhododendron Days Florence OR May17-19 The annual celebration of the blooming of rhododendrons along the central Oregon Coast.
Columbia Gorge Wine and Pear Fest Hood River OR May18-19 Start off the weekend with friends and fun featuring Columbia Gorge wineries and eateries. Highlights include entertainment, live music, wine tasting, great food, fruit exhibits with samples, and local artisans.
Gorge Blues and Brews Festival Stevenson WA June21-22 Fine collection of local craft brews and local wines, a multitude of phenomenal foods, and great blues music, while benefiting local charities in the Columbia Gorge.