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Oregon or Bust (Volume 2) Amazing True Short Stories from the Descendants of the Oregon Trail Pioneers and Articles about the Indian Wars, the Gold Rush, Outlaws, Vigilantes, Prehistoric Indian Tribes, Empire Builders, and Settlers of the Great Northwest---And More!

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ISBN-10: 149290872X

ISBN-13: 9781492908722

Edition: N/A

Authors: Gentry Cutsforth

List price: $19.99
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Contained within the pages of this two volume set are hundreds of short stories retelling the history and exciting day-to-day experiences of the early Oregon Trail Pioneers. These stories were passed down to their family descendants and printed in the Sunday Oregonian newspapers in 1935-36. David W. Hazen, Staff Writer, The Oregonian, started the popular series and named it "Oregon or Bust". Additional articles are included in the books about the Indian Wars; the Gold Rush in Oregon, Washington, and Idaho; the Outlaws and Murderers that ravaged the Oregon Country; the Vigilantes who rounded up the lawless and "hung 'em high"; articles about several Northwest Empire Builders; the story of a…    
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Book details

List price: $19.99
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication date: 12/6/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 394
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.89" tall
Weight: 1.474
Language: English

Gentry Ward Cutsforth entered this world in a family farmhouse near Gervais, Oregon and is enjoying his retirement just twenty-five miles south of Portland in the rural city of Canby, Oregon.His great, great grandparents, William and Hannah Lewis trekked to Oregon in 1853 with their twelve children over the Oregon Trail from Missouri and settled in the fertile Willamette Valley south of the present city of Eugene.After his mother, Lillian Lewis Cutsforth had passed away at the age of 97, Gentry discovered, in her belongings, an old scrapbook in which she had kept clippings of "Oregon or Bust" stories that appeared in the Oregonian newspaper in 1935-36. The precious stories are now preserved…