Sebastian is a steep headland that rises about 700 feet above the
Pacific Ocean near Pistol River, Oregon. It is near the geographical
center of Curry County, the southernmost county on the Oregon coast.
The views to the north, south and west from the viewpoints on top of
Cape Sebastian are awesome. There is a beach about two miles long just
south of Cape Sebastian that is becoming famous for wind surfing.
Navigators were the first to explore the North American Pacific Coast
beginning fifty years after Columbus discovered the Western Continents.
Sebastian Vizciano saw this cape in 1603 and named it after the patron
saint of the day of his discovery. Other navigators, Spanish, British,
and American, followed a century and a half later." (Cape Sebastian
Historical Landmark sign) Cape Sebastian marked the northern limit of
5, 1981, 22 ladies gathered at the home of Mrs. Sarah Faudskar. A call
was made to the Headquarters of the National Society of the Daughters
of the American Revolution. It was confirmed that the Cape Sebastian
Chapter was now an NSDAR chapter with 16 Organizing members. During the
year, six charter members were added for a membership of 22.
This page last modified 02/05/2014
Web page created
by Beverly Przybylski,
Oregon State VIS Chairman, 18 Nov 2005