Fort George Lovell Auto Co Store

In July 2023, Fort George unveils a new space on the Fort George Block in Downtown Astoria dedicated to Merch and Beer To Go: LOVELL AUTO CO STORE – the newly renovated space adjacent to the Lovell Taproom also houses a row of 200 blue steel combination lockers, each with a silver plaque bearing the…
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100 years of Growth & Resilience: The Astoria Fire of 1922

On December 8th, 1922 a devastating fire ripped through downtown Astoria, Oregon, leveling most of the city. While the fires raged around his newly-completed two-story auto showroom, Sherman Lovell climbed the stairs to the roof of the Lovell Building. In the streets below, desperate citizens and volunteer firefighters were blowing up buildings in the fire’s…
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Showroom Restoration

By Tim Kennedy/General Contractor I remember my unforgettable first impression of walking through the Lovell Building. The feeling of awe that I experienced on that first visit was in reaction to the vast interior spaces and the integrity of the structure.  But that first impression was especially shaped by the massive scale of the supporting…
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Science on Tap at the Fort George Taproom!

November 30th, some of the raddest local tattoo artists will be hanging out in the Fort George Lovell Building to explain the science of their trade.  This is part of a series curated by the Columbia River Maritime Museum that will continue throughout the year.  Let’s kick it off right-

Barley’s Angels Womens Beer Tasting Event 2/20

Join Lisa “Beer Goddess” Morrison, author of the upcoming book Craft Beers of the Pacific Northwest and host of the weekly radio show, “Beer O’Clock!,” for the first-ever meeting of the Beer O’Clock Chapter of Barley’s Angels — a worldwide organization intent on helping women chart their own good-beer journeys. We will taste and compare…
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Darren Orange Exhibit for Astoria Art Walk 2/12

This Saturday, artist Darren Orange will be showing off some of his works in Fort George’s new tasting room from 5-8 pm. Darren has been crafting amazing chalk art for the Fort George beer menu boards for a while, and we are honored to show off some more work in the newly opened Fort George…
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