A Collection of Historical Addresses ~ Pacific County History Washington GEORGE JOHNSON Oysterville Willapa Bay Ocean Park

$46.00

Title: A Collection of Historical Addresses

Author: George C. Johnson

Description: Card covers. Very light wear to exterior. A couple pages have very minor spots of soiling, otherwise interior clean. 56 pp. 9.25 x 6 inches.

Addresses on the aspects of the history of Long Beach Peninsula in Pacific County, Washington. Subjects include the early settlement an development of Willapa Bay, Oysterille, and Ocean Park, pioneer schools, and historic shipwrecks around the mouth of the Columbia River. These are primarily addresses delivered by George C. Johnson between 1927 and 1933.

Contents:

Beginnings of Ocean Park 1873-83;
Pioneer School Days in Old Oysterville;
Early Times on the Willapa Bay Waters;
Ships that Never Returned;
Founding of the First School in Pacific County.

George C. Johnson (1872-1934) was a well-known figure on the Long Beach Peninsula and lived most of his life in Ocean Park. In 1874 he was adopted by his aunt and came from California to live in Oysterville. He made his livelihood primarily in the oyster business and established the Johnson-McGowan Oyster Company in 1905.

Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good+

Publisher: The Tribune
Place: Ilwaco, Washington
Year: 1947

Keywords: Oysterville, Pacific County, Washington, Washington state, history, Washington Territory, Lower Columbia River, pioneers, Willapa Bay, Ocean Park, Long Beach Peninsula, shipwrecks, Oregon,

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