St. Paul Mission Historical Society

St. Paul Mission was established in 1839 at St. Paul, Oregon Territory.

The St. Paul Mission Historical Society collects and preserves the culture of the first settlers in Oregon.

 

 

The St. Paul Mission Historical Society
PO Box 158
St. Paul, OR 97137-0158

St. Paul, Oregon

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.

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St. Paul Mission Historical Society

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