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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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Sea Lions

Well wouldn’t you know not long after publishing a post about whether or not Indians knew of Sea Lion Cave before Capt. Cox ‘discovering’ it in 1880, I find some more information. ¬†Frank Drew said “…the only place Frank knows … Continue reading

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Sea Lion Cave

North of Florence, just south of the Heceta Head Lighthouse, is popular tourist attraction Sea Lion Cave. It is said to be the largest sea cave on the west coast. The Sea Lion Cave’s website claims that Captain William Cox … Continue reading

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