Rare or unique buildings abound in Gearhart.

Livery stable

The livery stable on Pacific Way was likely one of the first structures built in the city in 1910. Stables of such age are extremely rare, as they usually disappeared when cars replaced horses, but Gearhart?s remained and was used for James Nicol?s riding academy until 1960.

Trail?s End Art Center

The Trail?s End Art Center is located at 656 A St., in a two-room schoolhouse dating back to 1902. In the early 1950s, a small group of artists turned it into an art center. Monthly shows highlight the works of Trail?s End Art Association members. The gallery offers works for sale and art classes. The gallery is open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday. For information, call (503) 717-9458.

Railroad Station

Gearhart?s former railroad station stands behind the Dairy Queen at the intersection of Pacific Way and U.S. Highway 101. Beside the store is the historic home of William Badger ? the first black elected official in Oregon, a member of the Gearhart City Council in the 1920s.

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