Tillamook Cheese 100th Anniversary and Oregon Coast Lodging

2009 marks the 100th annivarsary of the founding of the Tillamook County Creamery Association and the Creamery will kick off the year long celebration this Friday, February 6th.

A visit to the home of Tillamook Cheese is a feast for the senses

Tillamook County Creamery Association 100th AnniversaryThe history of Tillamook Cheese is a fascinating tale of nineteenth century European immigrants making their way to the Oregon coast in search of cheap inhabitable land not already taken by folks coming through on the Oregon Trail.

The 100th Anniversary Celebration festivities this Friday include the release of several special products: a 100th anniversary cheddar, a special wheel aged three years (the regular Vintage White Cheddar is aged just two years) as well as special anniversary flavors of ice cream and fudge. Additional activities include lots of cheese sampling, photo ops with Tillie the Cow, and other festive events throughout the day. And if you can't make it on Friday, Tillamook will hold other anniversary events throughout the year.
 
When choosing your Oregon Coast lodging let your travel plans begin with member inns of the Oregon Bed and Breakfast Guild

Sandlake Country Inn - voted "Most Romantic Hideaway" by Inn Traveler Magazine.  The inn offers Luxury and privacy rarely found
 
The Craftsman B&B - Four guestrooms with period inspired design and decor

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After you've selected the very best in Oregon Coast Lodging visit Tillamook Cheese, watch cheesemakers and packaging staff at work. Hear about the history and the cheesemaking process. Smell the delicious aroma of freshly baked waffle cones. And best of all, taste the award-winning cheeses, nearly 40 flavors of ice cream.

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