Willamette Landings Ghost Towns of the River by Howard McKinley Corning

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Published by Oregon Historical Society Press .

Written in English

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  • American history: c 1800 to c 1900,
  • American studies,
  • History: American,
  • History,
  • History - U.S.,
  • USA,
  • United States - 19th Century/Old West,
  • United States - State & Local - General

Edition Notes

Book details

ContributionsRobin Cody (Introduction)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages261
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8090545M
ISBN 100875952798
ISBN 109780875952796

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