The Willamette Mission Development

Thanks to Jim Sheppke, former State Librarian for the state of Oregon, I received a digital copy of the thesis “Mill Place” on the Willamette a new Mission house for the Methodists in Oregon, 1841-1844, by Elisabeth Brigham Walton, June 1965, produced for the University of Delaware.  This digital book is now available from the Willamette Heritage Center. I promptly sent it along to a few other anthropologists and historians who would appreciate it and began to eagerly wade through this well-researched thesis. A few new understandings of the actions of the early Methodists in Oregon have emerged from this … Continue reading The Willamette Mission Development