150 Years of Eastern Oregon History: The Barton-Shumway - download pdf or read online

By Joseph H. Labadie

ISBN-10: 145754895X

ISBN-13: 9781457548956

This ebook is a true tale approximately a regular relatives from Albia, Iowa, who in 1862 crossed the Oregon path and settled within the decrease Powder River Valley in what at the present time is Baker urban, Oregon. inside of years, relations have been a part of a thriving dry-goods and mercantile enterprise within the gold-mining city of Mormon Basin, promoting rubber boots, shovels, and liquor to either American and chinese language miners. by way of the past due 1860s, the simple gold have been panned and sluiced out so the miners moved directly to chase greater goals in more moderen areas. So too did many of the family; they offered their company pursuits and with a saddlebag filled with gold rode north to Umatilla County, Oregon, the place in 1871 they all started a ranch and farm animals company. parts of James Shumway’s Couse Creek Ranch close to Milton-Freewater are nonetheless owned through descendants; it really is an Oregon country Centennial Ranch. This e-book makes use of outdated images, letters, files, company journals, own diaries, and modern learn to recount a hundred and fifty years of Barton–Shumway relatives heritage in japanese Oregon. it's a tale instructed throughout the lives of a few of the true those that survived it.

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