St. Paul Mission in 1847, from a woodcut by Father Point. The "ancient church," left of center, is the original log chapel of 1836. Father (later Archbishop) Francois Norbert Blanchet said the first mass on January 6, 1839.
Links to information about St. Paul, Oregon, the first farm community in Oregon, and the St. Paul Mission Historical Society
|History of St. Paul||The French Canadians; Oregon's First Settlers||Earliest Lists of French Prairie Settlers|
|Wall of Remembrance||St. Paul entry; Wikipedia||Joe McKay, St. Paul Mission Historical Society Founder|
Links to St. Paul resources
|Published Catholic Church Records of the Pacific Northwest||Friend and Family on French Prairie [and elsewhere] by George T. Brown||Order Form for St. Paul Mission Historical Society Publications|
|Letter from Willamette Settlers to the Bishop of Juliopolis||Biography of Archbishop Blanchet|
Useful St. Paul and Catholic history links
|St. Paul Rodeo||Friends of Historic Champoeg||St. Paul Parochial School|
|St. Paul School District||St. Paul Catholic Cemetery||Holy Names Heritage Center, Marylhurst|
|St. Paul Community Hall||Marion Ag Service, Inc.|
St. Paul Mission Historical Society
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