Title: Chronicles from Pedee, Oregon
Author: Lena Belle Tartar
Description: Card covers. Previous owner's name on inside of front cover, else clean and crisp. 14 pages of historic photographs. iv, 104 pp. 8.25 x 5.25 inches. Foreword by the former Oregon governor (and at the time, Senator) Mark O. Hatfield.
Historical account of Pedee, Oregon. Includes information about and photographs of the author's pioneer parents and grandparents (James Taylor, James Johnson, Phebe Appleby Taylor, Charles Eliot Moor, Marjory Jane Johnson, and Nicholas Tartar). Some of the topics covered are: the school, the church, politics, logging and farming, the post office, descriptions of home life and community, etc.
Pedee is a small community in the Willamette Valley, southwest of Salem, and located in Polk County. It is about twenty miles northwest of Corvallis and fifteen miles southwest of Monmouth.
Lena Belle Tartar (1884-1984) was born in Pedee, the granddaughter of pioneers who came overland to the Oregon Territory in 1852 and settled in the Airlie/Pedee area. She taught at Salem High School for more than thirty years prior her retirement in 1949, when she moved to Corvallis.
Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine
Publisher: Continuing Education
Place: Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon
Keywords: Polk County, Airlie, history, local history,
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