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The Garibaldi Museum honors Captain Gray, as he was the first white American explorer to set foot on the Oregon Coast. The museum pays tribute to Captain Gray's journey, maritime history and the historical significance of the area.

Capt. Gray came on May 11, 1792, he came over the bar into a great River, He named it the Columbia. Gray was born in 1755, in Rhode Island and went to sea at an early age. He fought with US Navy during the Revolutionary War.
In 1887 he was hired by…

Book describing Captain Gray's on the Columbia and Lady Washington `
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