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Learn the History of Oregon’s Historic Jackson School

History of Jackson School – By Ginny Mapes; local Historian Today Jackson School Lavender farm stands where the old Jackson School once stood. The large trees are still there. Trees that once sheltered a pony while the owner, Vivian Weisenbach … Continue reading

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The Methodist Meeting House On The Tualatin Plains Important To Pioneer Life

By featured Washington County Historian Ginny Mapes Methodist Meetinghouse on the Tualatin Plains The Methodist Meetinghouse built-in 1844 on the Tualatin Plains was essential to the civic and spiritual lives of the early pioneers. This cornerstone of the settlement served … Continue reading

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Understanding the Atfalati People Of Oregon

This story by guest historian to the Hillsboro Historial Society – Ginny Mapes Atfalati . . . was the approximate name that they and their ancestors gave themselves. The name the mothers and fathers called themselves, like the old ways, … Continue reading

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