It Happened in Oregon

It Happened in Oregon

by James Andrew Crutchfield, Lisa Harvey
     
 

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Fascinating stories about thirty-one events that helped make Oregon what it is today. Read about lumberjacks, sea captains, trappers, Chief Joseph, and many more, including little-known episodes that shaped Oregon's colorful history.

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Fascinating stories about thirty-one events that helped make Oregon what it is today. Read about lumberjacks, sea captains, trappers, Chief Joseph, and many more, including little-known episodes that shaped Oregon's colorful history.

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In 32 memorable chapters, prolific historian James A. Crutchfield recounts memorable events in Beaver State history, from the 5,000 B.C. birth of Crater Lake to the 1873 execution of Captain Jack and beyond. An entertaining mélange of frontier fracases and suffragette showdowns.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781560442905
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
11/28/1994
Series:
It Happened in Series
Pages:
120
Product dimensions:
6.02(w) x 9.01(h) x 0.38(d)

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Jim Crutchfield is a popular western historian and the author of numerous books, including It Happened in Montana, It Happened in Washington, and other books in that series.

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