By: Rev. A. Atwood
Heritage Books, Inc: (1907)
Seller ID: A0057
Condition: 326 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1907), 2000, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 326 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc
Rev. Jason Lee and his party left Independence, on the Missouri frontier, on the last day of April 1834. They traveled with a band of trappers and traders, numbering about two hundred men. In this book are fascinating excerpts from the journals and diaries of Rev. Lee and others who traversed the Oregon Trail with him, relating their observations of the new land and its peoples. It was the beginning of a lifelong endeavor to establish mission stations in what would later become major settlements in the Pacific Northwest: Salem, the Dalles, Astoria, Oregon City, and Nisqually on Puget Sound. T... View More...