Oregon Folklore - The Haunted Light at Newport

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Today on Never a Niche Live, I would like to share some folklore about Oregon.

"Today's presentation is a famous work of fiction that many people mistakenly think is a true story. It’s a story written in 1899 by Lischen Miller, the sister-in-law of famous Oregon writer Joachin Miller, and published in a West Coast literary magazine called Pacific Monthly. Published, I should say, as a work of fiction. Miller never represented her story as anything else." 

                                     --Finn of "Lies of Oregon"

(www.offbeatoregon.com) 

Today's podcast examines a tale of an Oregon lighthouse and, I felt, was an interesting story of how tales like these continue to grow and mold into truth. 

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