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Marysville (Oregon, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-oregon
ts charter and the treaty with Great Britain......1849 Seat of government located at Salem by legislature, the penitentiary at Portland, and the university at Corvallis......1850 Five of the Cayuse Indians, principals in the massacre of Dr. M. Whitman and other missionaries at Waulatpu, Nov. 29, 1847, are delivered to the Ore855 Convention of Free-Soilers meets at Albany, June 27, and drafts a platform for the anti-slavery party, to be reported at an adjourned meeting appointed at Corvallis for......Oct. 30, 1855 Volunteer force organized, Oct. 12, by Col. J. E. Ross, engages the Indians at Rogue River, near Galice Creek, Oct. 17, and at Bloody S868 First full cargo of wheat exported from Oregon direct to Europe by Joseph Watt to Liverpool by the Sallie Brown......1868 State agricultural college at Corvallis opened......1868 Legislature rejects the Fifteenth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States, and protests against the treaty with China......1870
Galice Creek (Oregon, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-oregon
...1855 Governor Curry issues a proclamation calling for five companies of volunteers, Oct. 15, and orders all companies not duly enrolled by virtue of said proclamation to disband......Oct. 20, 1855 Convention of Free-Soilers meets at Albany, June 27, and drafts a platform for the anti-slavery party, to be reported at an adjourned meeting appointed at Corvallis for......Oct. 30, 1855 Volunteer force organized, Oct. 12, by Col. J. E. Ross, engages the Indians at Rogue River, near Galice Creek, Oct. 17, and at Bloody Springs or Grave Creek Hills......Oct. 30, 1855 New State-house at Salem burned, with the library and furniture; the work of an incendiary......Dec. 30, 1855 Indians murder thirteen out of fifteen of the garrison at Whaleshead, on Rogue River, during the absence of the rest (Feb. 22) at a dancing-party; murder many farmers near the fort, and burn their houses and barns; 130, who escaped the massacre and fled to the fort, are besieged thirty-one days, until r
Coos Bay (Oregon, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-oregon
under Chief John, May 27; they are rescued by Captain Augur......May 28, 1856 Chief John surrenders......June 29, 1856 Convention assembles at Albany, and organizes the Free-State Republican party of Oregon......Feb. 11, 1857 Oregon constitutional convention assembles at Salem, Aug. 17; completes its labors, Sept. 18; constitution ratified by the people; majority in favor of adoption, 3,980; against slavery, 5,082; against free negroes, 7,559......Nov. 9, 1857 Coal discovered at Coos Bay, near Empire City, 1853, and mines discovered by James Aiken at Newport and Eastport, opened......1858 State legislature meets, July 5, and Governor Whiteaker is inaugurated......July 8, 1858 Act admitting Oregon signed by the President......Feb. 14, 1859 Governor Whiteaker convenes the legislature, and completes the organization of the State government......May 16, 1859 Joseph Lane, ex-governor of Oregon, nominated for Vice-President of the United States on the Breckinridge tic
Champoeg (Oregon, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-oregon
Star of Oregon, the first American vessel constructed of Oregon timber, is launched from Oak Island in the Willamette, and sails for San Francisco......1841 A provisional government and organic laws for Oregon are adopted by the people met at Champoeg, and Oregon City fixed as the seat of government......July 5, 1843 First house in Portland erected by A L. Lovejoy and F. W. Pettygrove......1845 Publication of the Oregon Spectator begun at Oregon City......1846 Resolutions pass the Hore of 2d Oregon Volunteers for Philippine Islands......May 25, 1898 Return of 2d Oregon Volunteers from Philippine Islands......July 12, 1899 Five proposed constitutional amendments rejected......November, 1900 Erection of a monument at Champoeg on the fifty-eighth anniversary of a meeting at which a majority of those present voted for Oregon Territory to become a part of the United States......May 2, 1901 Adoption of text-books for public schools of Oregon for a period of six years.
Mount Hood (Oregon, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-oregon
s sell their lands, comprising the whole Rogue River Valley, to the United States for $60,000......Sept. 8, 1853 Pacific University and Tualatin Academy, at Forest Grove, opened in 1848, is chartered......1854 T. J. Dryer and party ascend Mount Hood, and ascertain that it is an expiring volcano still emitting smoke and ashes......August, 1854 Governor Davis resigns, August, 1854; George Law Curry appointed......November, 1854 Volunteer company under J. A. Lupton attack an Indian camp of the United States on the Breckinridge ticket......June 23, 1860 Fort Stevens, at the mouth of the Columbia, completed......1864 First National Bank of Portland, the oldest west of the Rocky Mountains, is established......July, 1865 Mount Hood, not previously in eruption since the settlement of California, continues for a month or more to emit smoke and flames, followed by the earthquake of......Oct. 8-9, 1865 Oregon ratifies the Thirteenth Amendment to the Constitution......Dec.
Oregon City (Oregon, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-oregon
isional government and organic laws for Oregon are adopted by the people met at Champoeg, and Oregon City fixed as the seat of government......July 5, 1843 First house in Portland erected by A L. Lovejoy and F. W. Pettygrove......1845 Publication of the Oregon Spectator begun at Oregon City......1846 Resolutions pass the House of Representatives giving notice to Great Britain that the c Company. This is known as beaver money ......1849 First territorial legislature meets at Oregon City......July 16, 1849 Gens. Smith and Vinton arrive in Oregon to examine the country with refer missionaries at Waulatpu, Nov. 29, 1847, are delivered to the Oregon authorities, tried at Oregon City, condemned, and executed......June 18, 1850 Schooner Samuel Roberts, with an exploring par4 Oregon and Washington Fish Propagating Company incorporated; hatching establishment near Oregon City......April, 1875 University of Oregon at Eugene City, chartered in 1872, is opened......O
Oregon (Oregon, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-oregon
ates and Great Britain for joint occupation of Oregon concluded in London, Oct. 20, 1818, ratified........Sept. 10, 1846 First mail contract in Oregon let to Hugh Burns in the spring of 1846, and fy 16, 1849 Gens. Smith and Vinton arrive in Oregon to examine the country with reference to the l, enters the Umpqua River......Aug. 6, 1850 Oregon donation act; Congress grants each missionary publican party of Oregon......Feb. 11, 1857 Oregon constitutional convention assembles at Salem, inaugurated......July 8, 1858 Act admitting Oregon signed by the President......Feb. 14, 1859 ...May 16, 1859 Joseph Lane, ex-governor of Oregon, nominated for Vice-President of the United Sted by the earthquake of......Oct. 8-9, 1865 Oregon ratifies the Thirteenth Amendment to the Constun at Portland, April 14; grading of the rival Oregon and California Railroad begun......April 16, 1 Adoption of text-books for public schools of Oregon for a period of six years......July 11, 1901 [16 more...]
Columbia River (United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-oregon
he boundary between the State and California and Nevada, to the Columbia River, which separates the State from Washington on the north in lat. under Bruno Heceta in the Santiago, discovers the mouth of the Columbia River......1775 Captain Robert Gray enters the Columbia River in tColumbia River in the American ship Columbia from Boston......May 7, 1792 Lieutenant Broughton, of the British navy, ascends the Columbia River about 100 milColumbia River about 100 miles to the region of the cascades......October–November, 1792 By purchase, the United States acquires the claims of France to Oregon......Ap leading member, establishes a trading-post at the mouth of the Columbia River, which it calls Astoria......1811 D. McKenzie explores the Wmission to make a code of laws for the settlements south of the Columbia River......Feb. 17-18, 1841 Star of Oregon, the first American vesseldge ticket......June 23, 1860 Fort Stevens, at the mouth of the Columbia, completed......1864 First National Bank of Portland, the oldes
the first house in Oregon, at Oak Point, on the Columbia......June 4, 1810 Pacific Fur Company, of which John Jacob Astor was a leading member, establishes a trading-post at the mouth of the Columbia River, which it calls Astoria......1811 D. McKenzie explores the Willamette River......1812 Convention between the United States and Great Britain for joint occupation of Oregon concluded in London, Oct. 20, 1818, ratified......Jan. 19, 1819 Convention between the United States and Russia regulating fishery and trading on the Pacific coast, and fixing 54° 40′ as the northern boundary claimed by the United States, concluded at St. Petersburg, April 5-7, 1824, and ratified......Jan. 12, 1825 Convention between the United States and Great Britain; the articles of 1819 are indefinitely extended, with proviso that either party might annul the agreement on twelve months notice......Aug. 6, 1827 Capt. Nathaniel J. Wyeth, of Wenham, Mass., establishes a fishery on Sauvies Islan
. Population, 1890, 313,767; 1900, 413,536. Capital, Salem. A Spanish expedition, sent out under Bruno Heceta in the Santiago, discovers the mouth of the Columbia River......1775 Captain Robert Gray enters the Columbia River in the American ship Columbia from Boston......May 7, 1792 Lieutenant Broughton, of the British navy, ascends the Columbia River about 100 miles to the region of the cascades......October–November, 1792 By purchase, the United States acquires the claims of France to Oregon......April 30, 1803 Lewis and Clarke United States government expedition descends the Columbia to its mouth, where it arrives......Nov. 5, 1805 Captain Nathaniel Winship, a New-Englander, builds the first house in Oregon, at Oak Point, on the Columbia......June 4, 1810 Pacific Fur Company, of which John Jacob Astor was a leading member, establishes a trading-post at the mouth of the Columbia River, which it calls Astoria......1811 D. McKenzie explores the Willamette Riv
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