16th Jan 2020
Ghost Town of Maxville Oregon (Vincent)

Ghost Town of Maxville Oregon (Vincent)

Ghost Town of Maxville Oregon Maxville was a small company lumber town in the Wallowa’s known for being multi-cultural town in days when Segregation was still the norm. Unlike many...

16th Jan 2020
Today in Oregon History

Today in Oregon History

Today in Oregon History Today in Oregon history is an attempt to highlight the important events that happened in Oregon History. Mostly this is a vanity project for myself to...

02nd Dec 2019
Taken by Ben Maxwell in 1955 we see the George Smith Store and Telephone Office in the foreground. The covered bridge, and behind both the Pepin Grocery Store.

Ghost town of Chitwood Oregon

Ghost town of Chitwood Oregon Chitwood Oregon is a familiar name to many travelers due to the fact that it is the location of one of Oregon’s remaining covered bridges....

19th Nov 2019
Lost Creek Covered Bridge - 1965

Lost Creek Covered Bridge Jackson County Oregon

Lost Creek Covered Bridge Jackson County Oregon This Lost Creek Covered Bridge is in Jackson County, Oregon. There is another covered bridge also called Lost Creek in Lane County, although...

09th Nov 2019
Bridal Veil Cemetery Marker

Bridal Veil Cemetery

Bridal Veil Cemetery This cemetery served the nearby town of Bridal Veil, effectively now a ghost town itself. The cemetery is located between where the mill was and the actual...

15th Oct 2019
Portrait and Biographical Record of the Willamette Valley Oregon - TItle Page

Portrait and Biographical Record of the Willamette Valley Oregon – G-L

Portrait and Biographical Record of the Willamette Valley Oregon – G-L Go back to start – A-F Biography Names – G Galbraith, Joseph P Galloway, Hon. Charles V Galloway, Hon....

10th Oct 2019
Capitols - State Who's Who for Oregon - 1953

Pacific Northwest Genealogy Resources – Oregon

Pacific Northwest Genealogy Resources – Oregon Below are a list of all the books I have that can be used for genealogy research. These are books that mostly have lists...

10th Oct 2019
Capitols - State Who's Who for Oregon - 1953

Capitol’s Who’s Who for Oregon – 1953

Capitol’s “Who’s Who” For Oregon – 1953 – Combined with Who’s Who for the Western States The Who’s Who books are advertised as “Biographical Recording of the Leaders in Business,...

10th Oct 2019
Portrait and Biographical Record of the Willamette Valley Oregon - TItle Page

Portrait and Biographical Record of the Willamette Valley Oregon

Portrait and Biographical Record of the Willamette Valley Oregon Dating from 1903, and published by the Chapman Publishing Company is a short history of important people in Oregon history much...

13th Sep 2019
Irving, Ghost town in Eugene Oregon

Irving, Ghost town in Eugene Oregon

Irving, Ghost town in Eugene Oregon Once it’s own town, it was one of several small communities in what was known as the River Road Neighborhood. Now part of the...

13th Sep 2019
Sprague Cemetery Stone

Sprague Cemetery – Clackamas County, Oregon

Sprague Cemetery – Clackamas County, Oregon The Sprague Cemetery is one of those frustratingly hard to research cemeteries. Like many small, family cemeteries created in the early days of settlement,...

27th Jun 2017
USS LST-263 under way, October 19 1943, location unknown - Photo by David Kerr, US National Archives photo # 80-G-411655

USS Benton County (LST-263) (1943-1958)

USS Benton County (LST-263) was one of several Landing ships built during WWII, named after locations in the Pacific Northwest. Like the rest of the LST, it wasn’t directly named...

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