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Scholfield writes about Siuslaw River, May 1854

Nathan Scholfield, and his son Socrates, were early settlers of Umpqua City. They came from Norwich, Connecticut.  This is the family that Scholfield creek on the Umpqua River is named for. Nathan Scholfield did a few surveys in the Umpqua … Continue reading

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Cape Perpetua

Photo courtesy  US Forest Service Cape Perpetua is such a beautiful place on the central coast.  And even though it is in Alsea country, it has meaning for our tribes too, when many CLUS people were removed to Yachats.  While … Continue reading

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Cook’s Chasm

I’ve written a post about Cook’s chasm before, here.  It was the place where they rare blue clay paint was found.  I want to write about some Coos and Siuslaw names of the Yachats region, but there is enough lore … Continue reading

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