• Creator
  • Chambers, Andrew Jackson, 1825-1908
  • Created Date
  • 1845-1847
  • Description
  • Andrew Jackson Chambers journeyed with his father and mother (Thomas M. Chambers and Letitia Chambers) and brothers and sisters from Morgan County, Missouri in 1845 and arrived in the The Dalles on October of the same year. His reminisences recount a trip up the Columbia and Willamette Rivers to collect provisions; a trip down the Columbia in a flat bottomed boat to resettle in near Oregon City; subsequent settlement on Chambers Prairie near T... more
    Andrew Jackson Chambers journeyed with his father and mother (Thomas M. Chambers and Letitia Chambers) and brothers and sisters from Morgan County, Missouri in 1845 and arrived in the The Dalles on October of the same year. His reminisences recount a trip up the Columbia and Willamette Rivers to collect provisions; a trip down the Columbia in a flat bottomed boat to resettle in near Oregon City; subsequent settlement on Chambers Prairie near Tumwater in 1847. It further describes construction of the family cabins and farmhouses, farming techniques, and daily domestic chores. less
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