Orient of Oregon
Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite, S. J.
Human progress is our cause, liberty of thought our supreme wish, freedom of conscience our mission, and the guarantee of equal rights to all people everywhere our ultimate goal.
Big city excitement and small town charm make Portland, Oregon, known as the City of Roses, one of the favorite destinations in the West. Portland is situated approximately 70 miles from the Pacific in a magnificent setting between the Tualatin Mountains and the the sparkling waters of the Columbia River with the Willamette River bisecting the city. Portland's historic Old Town (complete with shanghai tunnels! ), galleries and museums, Saturday Market, farmers' markets and theatre companies will keep visitors busy for weeks! Its lush green parks are perfect for a picnic or an afternoon stroll. Come visit us and experience for yourself why we love it so!
Portland is just a short distance from the spectacular Columbia River Gorge and Multnomah Falls, windsurfing at Hood River, touring at valley wineries, skiing at Mt. Hood, and all of the excitement of the Oregon coast. A splendid location, relaxed respectability, and an urban lifestyle that is unsurpassed for its livability makes Portland a city to visit and remember.