Brownsville: Linn County's Oldest Town by Margaret Standish Carey ~ Oregon History ~ Calapooia Indians ~ Pioneers


Title: Brownsville: Linn County's Oldest Town

Author: Margaret Standish Carey, Patricia Hoy Hainline

Description: Third printing. Staple-bound in card covers. Some surface wear to front cover, otherwise clean and unmarked. Many pictures. 42, [1] pages. 8.5 x 5.5 inches.

History of Brownsville, Oregon. Includes a couple pieces by Violet Kendig from 1915 covering the history of Brownsville and the Calapooia Indians (she had interviewed Indian Lize, the "Last of the Calapooians"). Also includes material on Kirk's Ferry, early bridges, the traditional Calapooia silvaculture practice of burning, harvest-time traditions, the Moyer House and its braided tree, the Carlson Hardware building, the big fire of 1919, early roads and transportation, early settlement, the Brown House at Atavista Farm, the Spalding family and farm, early schools, the Pioneer Picnic, and more.

Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good

Publisher: Calapooia Publications
Place: Brownsville, Oregon
Year: 1976

Keywords: Linn County, Oregon, history, local history, Calapooia, Kalapuya, Calapooya, Indians, pioneers,

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