BENJAMIN HARRISON WAS THE FIRST PRESIDENT TO LODGE AT THE PORTLAND HOTEL

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President Harrison was the first of many Presidents to stay at The Portland Hotel. Each time a President made a visit the hotel purchased new china for their entourage. Harrison made quite a train journey through the western United States. He stayed two nights in Portland and dined in his room. 
• Harrison also took the brave trip on the trolley to Portland Heights. The year was 1891
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