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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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Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith is a Wisconsin native currently living in Illinois with her husband, Eric, and two dogs, Maggie and Grace. She enjoys hiking, biking, kayaking and, of course, camping in cabins and park models.

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