Cloudy Gorge (2013)
Chanticleer Point. Oregon. November 1, 2013.
Chanticleer point was named by Mr. & Mrs. A.R. Morgan who purchased the property in 1912. They built an inn on the point with one of the most magnificent views in the world and named it "Chanticleer" after the rooster in the story "Reynard the Fox." The area took on the name of the inn and is still known as Chanticleer Point.
Ken Manske, A Traveler's Guide to the Historic Columbia River Highway. Gresham, OR: M&A Tour Books. (Chanticleer 1)
The Gorge of the Columbia
Lipschuetz and Katz. Oregon's Famous Columbia River Highway. Portland: Lipschuetz and Katz. 1920. University of California Libraries(https://archive.org/details/oregonsfamouscol00lips)
The name is phallic in origin, specifically, the column's [Rooster Rock] original name was "Cock Rock". The Chinook Jargon word for the rock was iwash, referring to penis.
Corbett to Larch Mountain Road, 1927 - CLICK ON IMAGE TO ENLARGE
Page 053 - Township 1 N. Range 4 E., Rooster Rock, Houston Acres, Columbia River
Atlas: Multnomah County 1927
Metsker Maps 1927
Item # US1363566
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