Frenchglen, Oregon facts for kids
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The historic Frenchglen Hotel
|Elevation||4,203 ft (1,281 m)|
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|Time zone||UTC-8 (Pacific)|
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Frenchglen is near Steens Mountain and Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, and is home to the historic Frenchglen Hotel, an Oregon State Heritage Site built in 1917. In addition to the hotel, which includes a restaurant, the town has a K-8 school divided into two classes, a general store and a county roads department base. The area is known as a haven for birdwatching.
The community is named after the French-Glenn Livestock Company, founded by Hugh J. Glenn and later joined by his son-in-law, Peter French. French-Glenn built its headquarters there in 1872.
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