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Did Sir Francis Drake actually visit Oregon in 1579?

Did Sir Francis Drake actually visit Oregon in 1579?

Let's face it: No one actually knows where the famous English privateer and explorer spent the summer, and his notes, upon his return, were deliberately opaque. But it's possible that his “Nova Albion” was on the Oregon Coast. (For text and pictures, see http://offbeatoregon.com/1703b.francis-drake-whale-cove-nehalem-bay-nova-albion-434.html)

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