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Willamette Mission by Judy Chapman

Willamette Mission was the first noncommercial agricultural community established in the Willamette Valley by American resettlers, in 1834. The mission became a beachhead for the ...

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Willamette National Forest by William G. Robbins

  The Willamette National Forest stretches along the western slope of Oregon’s Cascade Range, from Mount Jefferson south to Windigo Pass near Diamond Lake. It ...

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Willamette Pass by Gerald W. Williams

Willamette Pass, a 5,128-foot-high mountain pass in the Cascade Range, has been an important transportation route between the Willamette Valley and central Oregon for ...

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Willamette River by William G. Robbins

The Willamette River and its extensive drainage basin lie in the greater Cascades geological province, extending from British Columbia to northern California. The river and ...

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Willamette River flood of 1894 by William F. Willingham

The Willamette River, in its natural state, has been subject to annual flooding, at times severe. Draining an area of over 11,200 square miles ...

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Willamette River flood of 1964 by William F. Willingham

The Willamette River, in its natural state, was subject to annual flooding. Draining an area of over 11,200 square miles, the river supplied water ...

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Willamette River flood of 1996 by William F. Willingham

In 1996, as part of a larger pattern of winter flooding in the Pacific Northwest, the Willamette River experienced a major flooding, threatening the City ...

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Willamette Stone and Willamette Meridian by Champ Clark Vaughan

Land surveys accomplished under the U.S. Government's Rectangular Survey System are the basis for the establishment of land titles and boundaries within Oregon ...

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Willamette University by William F. Willingham

Willamette University, the oldest university west of the Mississippi River, was founded in 1842. Located in Salem, the university had its origins in a school ...

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Willamette University College of Law by Anne Marie Becka

In July 1866, the Reverend Luther T. Woodward reported to the Willamette University board of trustees that several prominent Oregonians wanted to establish a law ...

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