New PDF release: Atkinson

By donald j sevetson

Inspired by means of the second one nice Awakening to develop into a missionary, Massachusetts local George Henry Atkinson arrived in Oregon urban in the course of the summer season that Congress tested the Oregon Territory. referred to as through early historians “The Father of Public schooling in Oregon”, Atkinson performed a number of management roles in that box for 4 many years.

An indefatigable vacationer, Atkinson made 8 go back visits to New England in the course of his Oregon residency. A revered group chief, his wide selection of pursuits encompassed railroading, meteorology, botany, agriculture, Indian affairs and mining.
Within his personal Congregational denomination he stood because the major image of its efforts to increase its presence into the Pacific Northwest.

This paintings attracts on either George Atkinson’s large own correspondence and his writing in neighborhood newspapers. putting his existence and paintings inside its geographic surroundings and its ancient context, it seeks to provide the reader a correct, candid photograph of the guy, his environment, and his legacy.

Donald Sevetson is a retired minister of the United Church of Christ. He and his spouse, Mary Louise, stay in Portland, Oregon.

Show description

Read Online or Download Atkinson PDF

Similar american history books

The Politics of Race in Latino Communities: Walking the by Atiya Kai Stokes-Brown PDF

Latinos are the quickest growing to be inhabitants crew within the U. S. and feature exerted common effect in several elements of yankee tradition from leisure to economics. not like Asian, black, white, and local american citizens who're outlined by means of race, Latinos could be of any race and are starting to shed new mild at the meanings and political implications of race.

Palm Beach (Images of America) - download pdf or read online

Palm seashore is understood the world over as a wintry weather inn the place the rich get pleasure from lifestyles in a tropical paradise. greater than a hundred years in the past, Palm seashore was once a long way assorted from its well-kept seashores, estates, and terrific worthy street buying mecca of the twenty first century. whilst the 1st everlasting settlers arrived, they discovered the realm coated through thick jungle that needed to be tamed prior to they can carve out a brand new lifestyles for themselves.

Download e-book for kindle: Oceanside Fire Department (Images of America) by Stu Sprung,Mark W. Finstuen,Oceanside Fire Department

For greater than one hundred twenty years, the firefighters of the Oceanside fireplace division have had the privilege of serving one in every of Southern California�s such a lot lively and well known coastal groups. Its firefighters are renowned domestically as being hugely expert, able, and competitive by way of firefighting.

The Philadelphia Campaign: Germantown and the Roads to by Thomas J. McGuire PDF

In response to squaddies' and civilians' bright accounts--many exposed for the 1st time from inner most collections--the tale of the compelling struggle for independence reaches its so much determined moments. This moment in a two-volume set follows the saga from Cornwallis's triumphal march of his British and Hessian troops into Philadelphia in overdue September to Washington's circulate of the weary Continental forces to camp at Valley Forge in December.

Additional info for Atkinson

Example text

Download PDF sample

Atkinson by donald j sevetson

by Anthony

Rated 4.95 of 5 – based on 9 votes