Flavel Park is a Basic Earthquake Emergency Communication Node (BEECN).
A BEECN (pronounced beacon) is a place to go in Portland after a major earthquake to ask for emergency assistance if phone service is down or report severe damage or injury. Learn more about BEECN here.
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Captain George Flavel was a seafaring man who was active in early trade with Portland. Flavel lived in Astoria and was the first pilot licensed to navigate the Columbia River bar.