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Oregon Native Place Names in the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey, Part 1

David G. Lewis' Ethnohistory Research, LLC , May 10th, 2018


In the map collections of Oregon Historical Society there is a selection of Coast Survey maps. Most of these maps date from 1874 and there are some later….


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A Trip to Tillamook, By Way of the Salmon River: the First Journey of Warren Vaughn

David G. Lewis' Ethnohistory Research, LLC , April 28th, 2018


I encountered this history, partially unpublished I believe, in the Oregon Historical Society Library. The published book of his journal focuses on the second trip down the coast…


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Wagon Roads From Grand Ronde to the Coast

David G. Lewis' Ethnohistory Research, LLC , April 12th, 2018


In the 1860’s, the Indians of the Grand Ronde Indian Reservation needed a route to get to the coast to gather fish. The Indian agents Continue reading


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Devil’s Lake and Salmon River Encampment

David G. Lewis' Ethnohistory Research, LLC , April 10th, 2018


Devil’s Lake is in Lincoln City, in fact it is the only such lake and state park completely contained within a city in Oregon. The Continue reading


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The Significance of Salmon River Encampment in 1875

David G. Lewis' Ethnohistory Research, LLC , March 12th, 2018


In 1875, the United States Congress passed an act, March 3, 1875, to reduce the Coast Reservation. This act, terminated the Alsea Reservation, that section Continue reading


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Canoeing the Yaquina, Coast Reservation, November 1856

David G. Lewis' Ethnohistory Research, LLC , February 16th, 2018


The story of the Coast Reservation of Oregon is complicated. The Coast Reservation is created in 1855 by Presidential Executive Order and then for some Continue reading


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