The history behind the name involves a game of peek-a-boo, a shark and of course, a cannon.
CANNON BEACH, Ore. — Cannon Beach is surrounded by sandy beaches and mountains. It’s a place that can be very busy during the summer months and quiet in the offseason. It’s a popular spot because of its natural beauty.
Cannon Beach may be known more for the beach though, than it is for the cannon.
It hasn’t always gone by its current name.
“This place was first called Ecola,” said Andrea Suarez-Kemp, museum manager at the Cannon
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