To celebrate the discovery, exploration, and settlement of the West.
Ralph Budd, then-president of the Great Northern Railroad.
Electus Darwin Litchfield, a New York architect.
Atilio Pusteria, a New York artist who immigrated from Italy.
The history of the Astoria area from the time before white man arrived, to the arrival of the railroad. Three particularly significant events are included: discovery of the Columbia River, the terminus of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, and the arrival of the ship Tonquin.
Sgraffito (skra-fe-to). It consists of a dark basecoat of plaster with white plaster laid over it, in which figures are scratched or etched.
They are sold at the onsite gift shop.