1840’s

This section of the book focuses on the arrival of the Europeans and the settlement of the Lower Columbia and the Nehalem Valley.

  • Settlement of Astoria
  • James Swan’s stories about Shoalwater Bay
  • The Hudson Bay Fort & David Douglas
  • Settlement of Scappoose and St. Helens
  • Sauve, Logie and the trail to Dairy Creek
  • James Wyeth and the American Fur Company
  • Cowanich and the marauding Klickitat’s
  • Stories from the Cathlamet Island memoirs
  • Thomas McKay
  • Chief Concomly
  • David Thompson
  • Stories from the Sentinel-Mist newspaper
  • Kauxama Nupika, Gone-to-the-Spirits
  • David Douglas
  • Early penetration into the Nehalem Valley
  • Jason Lee, Presbyterian Circuit Rider
  • Settling the Clatsop Spit
  • Settling Tillamook
  • Settling the Necanicum River valley
  • Dr. Keil and the traveling coffin

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