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Harrisburg is located in Linn County
, north of Eugene
, between Junction City
along Highway 99E
Originally named Prairie City, Harrisburg was incorporated in 1866 and renamed after Harrisburg, PA. Generally the upper-most point of navigation during the steamboat era.
Harrisburg is situated along Highway 99 on the east banks of the Willamette River. The great flood of 1861, which wiped out many river cities along the Willamette River, had a very different effect on Harrisburg. The river changed its course and came right to Harrisburg, where it has remained ever since.
The two main industries supporting Harrisburg's economy are manufacturing and agriculture. Local attractions include: Heritage Park and Museum, 4th of July celbration and the H.A.R.T. Family Resource Center.
There is also a Harrisburg, Illinois.
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05/24 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.