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State-wide Links

Associations & Societies
Ethnic, Lineage
Government Guides to Research
Professional Researchers, Free Helps
Ancient History, Fur Trade Era, Lewis & Clark, Oregon Trail
Fishing, Logging, Railroads
Libraries & Archives Maps Military
Indian Wars, Civil War
Native Americans Natural History Newspapers Oregon Records
People & Families Preservation Publications
Publishers, Book Sellers
Religious Groups

     GenConnect Oregon Visitor Center
     Oregon GenWeb Archives
     Oregon Reference
     Roots-L Oregon Page


Associations & Societies

Genealogical Council of Oregon

Oregon State Sons of the American Revolution

Sons and Daughters of Oregon Pioneers


Capitol Punishment history in Oregon
Chambers of Commerce and Visitor Bureaus ~ for all of Oregon
League of Women Voters History
History of the Oregon State Penitentiary
Oregon Legislature History
Oregon Fish & Wildlife Administration history
~ Oregon history as relates to fish & wildlife
Southwest Oregon District of ODF history
US Coast Guard Light House Service history

Oregon Light Houses
Oregon Lighthouses
U. S. Marshals of Oregon

Guides to Research

Ancestry's Red Book
A Guide to the LDS Family History Library - Oregon extracts

Professional Researchers in Oregon

List of Professional Researchers
Ancestors in the Attic
~ Lincoln County & Oregon
Board for Certification of Genealogists
~ Oregon residents, or specialists
Gail Graham
~ Yamhill County & Oregon
Connie Lenzen,
CGRS ~ Oregon
Past Tracker
~ Coos Bay

Free Research Helps

Cyndi's List "Books We Own - Oregon" ~ free lookups
Genealogy Helplist for Oregon
Random Acts of Kindness for Oregon


ALHN - Welcome to Oregon : A glimpse of our past
Chronology of Oregon Events

New Oregon Trail ~ a nifty site with lots of links to Oregon's past and present
OBGYN Education history in Oregon
Oregon History

Oregon History Narrative, Part V
Quick History of Oregon
Robert Gray

Oregon History Timeline

Ancient History & Native Americans

Ancient History
Chinook Trade Jargon - Introduction
Indians, Fire, and the Land in the Pacific Northwest
Paiute Native Americans (DesertUSA)
Native Americans
WestWeb- Native Americans in the West
Chief Joseph - Encarta Online Concise
History of the Appaloosa horse
Plateau Indians
Oregon: The Indian Tribes of North America,
by John R. Swanton

Lewis & Clark

Fort Clatsop
Roster of the Lewis & Clark Expedition
The Nez Perce and the Lewis & Clark Expedition
Lewis & Clark Expedition - 1804
Lewis & Clark General Information

Lewis & Clark National Historic Trail
Lewis & Clark World Wide Web Sites
Westward Expansion and Regional Differences, an Introduction
A Beaver Hat Fashions the Settlement of the West

Bibliography of the Lewis & Clark Expedition


Biography of Sacagawea by The West TV Series

Meriwether Lewis

Biography by The West TV Series

William Clark

Biography by The West TV Series


Fur Trade Era

Emigration Into Oregon, by Thomas H. Benton (an excerpt)
Fort Vancouver
History of The Northwest Coast

Mountain Men and the Fur Trade

Oregon Trail Era

End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive Center
In Search of the Oregon Trail (PBS)
Oregon Trail :
a complete compendium on the great western journey
    Study guide for teachers
Oregon-California Trails Association
    Northwest Chapter of OCTA
Overland Trail
History of Kearney, Nebraska

Oregon Trail Burials (primarily in Kansas)
History of Fort Hall
Oregon Trail Group

Thomas Holt's Journal ~1847 account of the southern immigration


Libraries & Archives

Bureau of Land Management ~ Oregon Records
Oregon Historical Society
Oregon State Archives
Oregon State Library
Family History Centers in Oregon
Museums of Oregon
National Archives - Pacific Alaska Region (Seattle)
National Archives - Pacific Northwest Region 


County maps from Ancestry's Red Book
History of Oregon Names
Oregon Ghost Towns
USGS/GNIS Database of Oregon locations
1895 U.S. Atlas - Oregon 
American Memory Panoramic Maps 1847-1929 - Oregon
American Memory Railroad Maps 1828-1900 - Oregon
Color Landform Atlas: Oregon
County Boundary Changes - County Boundaries in 1843
Excite Maps: Oregon Maps
Historical Maps of Oregon - Oregon Counties and County Seats
HPI County InfoSystem - Counties in Oregon
K.B. Slocum Books and Maps - Oregon
List of Oregon Counties
Map of Oregon Counties
Map of Oregon Counties

Topo maps for the whole U.S.
U.S. Census Bureau - Oregon Profiles
Yale Peabody Museum: GNIS - Oregon


Ancestry's "U. S. Military Records" - Oregon section
USS Oregon History
Veterans Cemeteries in Oregon

Natural History

Disasters of the Pacific Northwest
History of the Oregon Gardens
Northwest Geology Links
Tornadoes in Oregon
Gray Whale Watching Popular In Coastal Towns ~ from the Del Norte/Southern Oregon Visitors Bureau
Jet Boats Offer Scenery, History, Thrills ~ from the Del Norte/Southern Oregon Visitors Bureau
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Refuges in Oregon


Oregon Newspapers - AJR NewsLink
Newspaper Sites in Oregon - E&P Media Info Links
Oregon - Ecola Newsstand
Oregon - NAA Hotlinks to Newspapers Online
N-Net - Oregon Newspapers
The Ultimate Collection of News Links: USA - Oregon 
History of Newspaper Publishing in Oregon
Oregon Newspaper Project

Listing of Oregon Newspapers
Oregon Newspaper Project

Pioneer People & Families

Genepool's Early Oregon Pioneers
Lorrie's Home Page
~ Oregon Pioneer Biographies
Oregon Pioneers List
Stephenie Flora's page, "The Oregon Territory"
Pioneer History
WPA Life Histories from Oregon


Glen Owen Burnett  - pioneer preacher
Philip Foster Farm
Alonzo Gessner (1842- )
Dr. John McLoughlin

John W. Meldrum (1839-1919)
Zene Ferry Moody (1832-1917)
Joel Palmer House
David P. Thompson (1834-1901)


Butler Family Papers

Native Americans

Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians
Tribes and Villages of Oregon
Native American Tribes, Culture Areas & Linguistic Stocks map
Native Americans - Encarta Online

American Indian Languages in Oregon
Cow Creek-Umpqua Tribe--Pillow use among Native Americans
History & Culture of the Cayuse, Umatilla and Walla Walla Indians

Chief Joseph

Chief Joseph biography by The West (tv series)
Chief Joseph's Final Resting Place


Sacagawea biography by The West (tv series)



Archaeological Collage
Oregon Historic Cemeteries Association
Sam's Historic Preservation Links


Religious Groups

First Unitarian Church ~ Portland
Grace Memorial Episcopal Church ~ Portland
History of the Christian Church of McMinnville ~ McMinnville, Oregon
Jesuit Oregon Province Archives
Local Catholic Church History and Catholic Ancestors
: Oregon, Idaho and Montana
Mt. Olivet Baptist Church history ~ Portland
Pioneer History
: Church of Christ & Christian Churches
Who are the Quakers?: Quakers in Oregon

Oregon Records

Family History Centers -- Oregon ~ as listed by Deseret Books
Family History Centers -- Oregon
Family History SourceGuide - Family History Centers - Northwestern States and Hawaii 
The Hudson's Bay Company Archives 
HYTELNET - Library Catalogs: Oregon 
Multnomah County Library Home Page 
~ Portland, Oregon
NUCMC Listing of Archives and Manuscript Repositories in Oregon
Libraries -- Oregon
Oregon State Archives Public Information Server
    Oregon Historical County Records Guide
    Records of Interest to Genealogists and Students of Family History
    Guide to Oregon Provisional and Territorial Government Records
    Land Records in the Oregon State Archives
    Military Records in the Oregon State Archives
    Naturalization Records in the Oregon State Archives
    Probate Records in the Oregon State Archives
    Vital Records in the Oregon State Archives
Oregon State University Valley Library
Oregon State University Archives
    Special Collections
Repositories of Primary Sources: Oregon
webCATS: Library Catalogues on the World Wide Web - Oregon 


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