Forest Grove, Oregon: Pacific University, People from Forest Grove, Oregon, Les AuCoin, Pacific University Health Professions Campus

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Forest Grove, Oregon, Pacific University, Forest Grove High School, Tualatin Academy, Alvin T. Smith House, Forest Grove School District, First Church of Christ, Scientist (Forest Grove, Oregon), Tuality Forest Grove Hospital, Tualatin Valley Highway, Forest Grove Concours D'elegance, Carnation, Oregon. Excerpt: The Alvin T. ...

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Forest Grove, Oregon, Pacific University, Forest Grove High School, Tualatin Academy, Alvin T. Smith House, Forest Grove School District, First Church of Christ, Scientist (Forest Grove, Oregon), Tuality Forest Grove Hospital, Tualatin Valley Highway, Forest Grove Concours D'elegance, Carnation, Oregon. Excerpt: The Alvin T. Smith House is a two-story home on Elm Street in Forest Grove, Oregon , United States . Completed in 1856, it is the second oldest building in the city and was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1974. A Greek Revival style house, it was built by pioneer Alvin T. Smith beginning in 1854.History Alvin Smith settled on a 643 acres (260 ha) farm on the Tualatin Plains south of what became West Tuality Plains in 1841. He and his wife were the first permanent Euro-American settler at that community that would later become Forest Grove. An earlier cabin on the property was destroyed in a flood, and their second cabin later became a post office . In 1854, he and his wife Abigail began the construction of a new home. Alvin was a trained carpenter and did the work himself. Construction finished in 1856, and is the second oldest wood framed building in Forest Grove after Old College Hall at Pacific University . Abigail died in 1858, with Alvin continuing to live in the home with his second wife Jane until 1870. The couple moved to downtown Forest Grove, but continued to own the property. Alvin died in 1888, and Jane leased the house until around 1920 when she died. The next owner sold the estate to the Zurcher family circa 1940. Alvin T. Smith House was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on November 8, 1974. The house was abandoned around 1990. In 2002, the Friends of Historic Forest Grove began plans to purchase the home and restore ...

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  • ISBN-13: 9781156446355
  • Publisher: General Books LLC
  • Publication date: 5/20/2010
  • Pages: 30
  • Product dimensions: 7.44 (w) x 9.69 (h) x 0.06 (d)

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