A Post Office was established, with Alvin T. Smith as postmaster. Old College Hall was built. Teachers at the Academy were often paid in land. Businesses sprung up, including one store, a grist and saw-mill, a tanner, a shoemaker and a blacksmith. Mary Richardson Walker organizes the Maternal Association. Members pledge to pray with and for their children.
April 19th, Afalatis ceded lands
Alvin T. & Abigail Smith built a New England style home south of Forest Grove.
History of Forest Grove, Oregon
Ismoon Maria Hunter-Morton, MA History, MLIS
Adult Services Li…
History of Forest Grove, Oregon Ismoon Maria Hunter-Morton, MA History, MLIS
Adult Services Librarian at Forest Grove City Library, 2008-2015
Librarian, On-Call, at Multnomah County Library, 2007-Present
This wiki contains notes and information pertaining to the history of Forest Grove, Oregon and surrounding communities which include Banks, Blooming, Buxton, Carnation, Cherry Grove, Cornelius, Dairy Creek, Dilley, Gales Creek, Gaston, Glenwood, Greenville, Hayward, Hillside, Laurelwood, Manning, Roy, Thatcher and Verboort. Information provided comes from the Eric G. Stewart (EGS) Collection, housed at Forest Grove City Library (FGL).
McMenamins Grand Lodge - History
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