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History of Bend, Oregon

Aerial view of Bend, Oregon

Aerial view of Bend, Oregon

Bend, Oregon
Sunday, April 6, 2014

C-SPAN's Local Content Vehicles take American History TV on the road. We featured the history of Bend, Oregon over the weekend of April 5-7.

Hosted by our Bend Broadband cable partners, we traced the steps of John C. Fremont and visited the place where Presidential candidate Frank T. Johns died while trying to save a child. We also learned about Bend's city logo, the Deschutes Railroad War, the Tumalo Reservoir and Bend's history as a mill town.

Updated: Sunday, April 6, 2014 at 4:45pm (ET)

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