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SEASIDE, Ore. — Imagine what Cannon Beach would have experienced if the Rajneeshees had settled in Cannon Beach.
After a renewal of the contract between the city and Escape Lodging to manage the city-owned RV Park, on Wednesday, March 6, members of the City Council met with representatives of the lodging company for a look back and update of the RV Park and how it went from a potential cult site to a thriving visitor destination.
Escape Lodging President Patrick Nofield displayed a 1985 Eugene Register-Guard article about how the Rajneeshees were scoping land in rural Cannon Beach for their center which prompted the city’s quick purchase of the 52 acres for $2 million.
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