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History of Wallowa County, Oregon.

History of Wallowa County, Oregon.

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Published by Wallowa County Museum Board in [Enterprise? Or.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Wallowa County (Or.)
    • Subjects:
    • Wallowa County (Or.) -- History.,
    • Wallowa County (Or.) -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Some ill. on lining papers.

      ContributionsWallowa County Museum. Board.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF882.W2 H57 1983
      The Physical Object
      Pagination424 p. :
      Number of Pages424
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3188408M
      LC Control Number83050353

      Wallowa County Museum, Joseph: Address, Phone Number, Wallowa County Museum Reviews: //5(5). Currently this database includes information from “History of Hood River County, Oregon – and – ,” “History of Early Pioneer Families of Hood River, Oregon,” families from the Hood River County portion of the , , , and .

        County: Wallowa (FIPS State/County: 41/) Class: U6 Identifies a populated place (ie- Paradise) that is wholly or substantially located outside the boundaries of any incorporated place or CDP (Census Designated Place) that has an authoritative common name recognized by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). Welcome to Wallowa County, Oregon. Wallowa County is located in the far northeast corner of Oregon, and it's bordered by the states of Washington and Idaho. The county is home to Hells Canyon National Recreation Area, Wallowa Lake, and the Eagle Cap Wilderness Area.

      The City of Enterprise is the County Seat of Wallowa County, Oregon. According to the census, the city has a total population of 1, The town sits at the base of the Wallowa Mountains at an elevation of ' and recieves about 12" of annual precipitation. Enterprise is located at 45°25'27" N, °16'37" W. Wallowa County Info. Wallowa County Info. Wallowa County Info. Wallowa County Info. Your one stop source for Joseph Oregon USA & Wallowa County Weather, Forecasts, Weather Cameras, Breaking News, Road Conditions, Earthquakes, Fire Information, Northwest & National Weather. Precipitation Last Hour in. Today in. Month in. Year in.


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History of Wallowa County, Oregon Download PDF EPUB FB2

Wallowa County, Oregon History and Genealogy Welcome to Wallowa County, Oregon, the Northeastern most county in the heart of the Eagle Cap Wilderness Area. I am Judy White your host, the one who moves things around so you can't find what you are looking for, and puts the information on line that so many people have submitted.

But Not Jim Crow: Family Memories of African American Loggers in Maxville, Oregon $ ; Wallowa County History: A Continuation (Hardcover) $ ; Wallowa County History: A Continuation (Softcover) $ ; Memoirs of a Backcountry Bio $ ; All God’s Children $ ; The Wild Landscape: Art and Words of the Zumwalt Prairie $ Wallowa County Museum’s sequel to its history book has just been released and is available at The Bookloft in both softcover and hardcover.

This book is filled with general history and hundreds of family stories Oregon. book photos from Nez Perce to pioneers to today’s unique residents. An Illustrated History of Union and Wallowa Counties: With a Brief Outline of the Early History of the State of Oregon Western Historical Publishing Company, - Union County (Or.) - pages 0 Reviews.

The Wallowa County Museum is located in the historic First Bank of Joseph building built in The Museum was created in as a bicentennial project by a group of dedicated volunteers. Many items in the collection originated with Wallowa County’s first historian, John Harley Horner.

Horner was an early-day assessor who collected [ ]. Wallowa County (/ w ə ˈ l aʊ w ə /) is a county in the U.S. state of of the census, the population was 7, making it Oregon's fourth-least populous county. Its county seat is Enterprise. According to Oregon Geographic Names, the origins of the county's name are uncertain, with the most likely explanation being it is derived from the Nez Perce term for a Congressional district: 2nd.

Inthe first white settlers came to Wallowa County, crossing the mountains in search of livestock feed in the Wallowa Valley. The area had been part of Union County since but it was carved from that county in by a legislative act." [Source: Oregon Blue Book] As of the census, it was Oregon's fourth-least populous county.

Wallowa County Chieftain, Enterprise, OR. K likes. The Wallowa County Chieftain and serve communities in northeastern OregonFollowers: K. Wallowa County Telephone Book, Lostine, Enterprise, Joseph and Wallowa Exchanges.

Wallowa County Teachers, Road to Troy. Wallowa Schools. Maxville Logging Camp. Membership in the Wallowa History Center gives you a10% reduction on books and 2 photo copies of the photos at the History Center. Membership is $ per individual. History. Wallowa was platted in Wallowa is a Nez Perce word describing a triangular structure of stakes that in turn supported a network of sticks called lacallas to form a fish trap.

The Nez Perce put these traps in the Wallowa River below the outlet of Wallowa Lake. The author of Oregon Geographic Names, Lewis A. McArthur, said that although the origin of this name is County: Wallowa.

Wallowa County Historical Society has announced the release of its second history of the county, “Wallowa County History: A Continuation.” Presales have begun in time for holiday gift-giving.

The first coffee table sized book, published inis an heirloom, and a. The making of the long out-of-print History of Wallowa County, Oregon book published in became a full-time unpaid job for editor-in-chief Agnes Roberts for over two years. The current Wallowa County Museum board is poised to publish an updated version of the book, a stand-alone volume that will hopefully live up to the standards set by the.

Wallowa Lake is a ribbon lake 1 mile ( km) south of Joseph, Oregon, United States, at an elevation of 4, ft (1, m).Impounded by high moraines, it was formed by a series of Pleistocene the south end of the lake is a small community made up of vacation homes, lodging, restaurants, as well as other small businesses.

Wallowa Lake has been used Location: Wallowa County, Oregon. 4-H empowers young people with hands-on learning experiences to help them grow and thrive. By creating a safe and welcoming environment, young people develop the skills needed to make a positive impact on the world around them.

The Nez Perce used the word “wallowa” to designate a tripod of poles used to support fish nets. Inthe first white settlers came to Wallowa County crossing the mountains in search of livestock feed in the Wallowa Valley. The area had been part of Union County sincebut it was carved from that county in by a legislative act.

Union County, lying between the Blue and Wallowa Mountains, is bordered by Wallowa County on the east and north, Umatilla County on the west, and Grant and Baker Counties on the south.

The establishment of a county seat resulted in competition, based on geography and on economic and population growth, between La Grande and the city of Union. LA GRANDE — The haze of history sometimes obscures controversy.

A highly publicized elk shipment to Wallowa County from Wyoming in March is an example. Many accounts about the. Get this from a library. An illustrated history of Union and Wallowa Counties: with a brief outline of the early history of the state of Oregon. [Western Historical Publishing Company,;].

Wallowa County, Oregon: A capsule history ([Wallowa County Centennial Press historical monograph) [Lloyd W Coffman] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Creating a 4-H Record Book is a critical part of a 4-H project. Please use this guide to help you create your 4-H Record Book. Wallowa County 4-H. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle .Memories: a nostalgic look at life in northeast Oregon WorldCat ; Wallowa County, Oregon: a capsule history WorldCat ; The story of Wallowa Lake WorldCat ; The forgotten grist and flour mills of Wallowa County, Oregon: a history of the eight grist or flour mills that have operated in Wallowa County, Oregon WorldCat   The following year, a grand jury indicted six Wallowa County residents.

Three of the accused disappeared and were never apprehended. Those who remained were acquitted at the end of a brief trial.