Lake Oswego is a city in the U.S. state of Oregon, primarily in Clackamas County with small portions extending into neighboring Multnomah and Washington counties. Located south of Portland surrounding the 405-acre Oswego Lake, the town was founded in 1847 and incorporated as Oswego in 1910. The city was the hub of Oregon’s brief iron industry in the late 19th century and is today an affluent suburb of Portland. As settlers arrived, encouraged by the Donation Land Claim Act of 1850 and the subsequent Homestead Act, they found the land under-occupied. Albert Alonzo Durham founded the town of Oswego in 1847, naming it after Oswego, New York. He built a sawmill on Sucker Creek, the town’s first industry. In 1855, the federal government forcibly relocated the remaining Clackamas Indians to the Grand Ronde Indian Reservation in nearby Yamhill County. During this early period in Oregon history, most trade proceeded from Portland to Oregon City via the Willamette River, and up the Tualatin River Valley through Tualatin, Scholls, and Hillsboro. The thick woods and rain-muddied roads were major obstacles to people traveling by land. Along the rivers of this area, it can still be seen the vestiges of river landings, ferry stops, and covered bridges of this period. A landing in the city’s present-day George Rogers Park is thought to have been developed by Durham around 1850 for lumber transport; another landing was near the Tryon Creek outlet into the Willamette.
Cascade Fence and Deck continues to bring our excellence to the historic area of Lake Oswego. Whether you prefer an easily maintained vinyl fence, a classy ornamental fence, or a chainlink fence to keep the dogs in, we are here to help. Complementary to our extraordinary fencing, is our top-notch decking. There are several different mediums of decking you can choose from. We have the traditional cedar decking, as well as hardwood decking. We also offer composite decking from Timbertech and Trex. To complement your new deck and add safety, there are a few different style of railings to choose from. The wood railing made of cedar will match almost any deck. Our aluminum railing can feature aluminum pickets or cable railing. Our glass panel handrails can either have an aluminum cap or just a panel of glass. Our durable vinyl railing comes in a variety of railing profiles, as well as different picket and glass infill choices. During our free estimate, we can work with you to design the perfect fence to suit your privacy needs and the elegance you want.
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