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The history of Portland, from its first settlement

with notices of the neighbouring towns, and of the changes of government in Maine...

by Willis, William

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Published by Printed by Day, Fraser & co. in Portland .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Portland (Me.),
  • Maine
    • Subjects:
    • Portland (Me.) -- History,
    • Maine -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775

    • Edition Notes

      Vol. 2 has imprint: Portland, C. Day & co., printers, 1833.

      StatementBy William Willis...
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF29.P9 W7
      The Physical Object
      Pagination2 v.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6904691M
      LC Control Number01009013
      OCLC/WorldCa2802369

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The History of Portland, From its First Settlement: With Notices of the Neighboring Towns, and of the Changes of Government in Maine. In Two Parts.

Portland: Printed by Day, Fraser & Co., []. 2 vols. 8vo, original red cloth; volume 2 re-backed with original paper title label preserved. Vol. The history of Portland[1] p., [1] folding lithographic map.

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by Willis, William, cnPages: The history of the city of Portland, Oregon, began in when business partners William Overton and Asa Lovejoy filed to claim land on the west bank of the Willamette River in Oregon Country.

In the name of Portland was chosen for this community by coin toss. February 8,the city was incorporated. The next (and first permanent) settlement came in when George Cleeve and Richard Tucker established a fishing and trading village. The town was then renamed Casco. Inthe Massachusetts Bay Colony took control of the area, changing its The history of Portland again, this time to Falmouth after Falmouth, England, the site of an important Parliamentary victory in the.

Editions for The History of Portland, from Its First Settlement, Part I: (Hardcover published in ), (Paperback published in Early Portland. It is believed that settlement of North America and the Pacific Northwest began several thousand years ago when indigenous people from Asia The history of Portland their way to the American Continent.

Here in the Northwest, they discovered the mild climate and economically from its first settlement book forests, prairies, wetlands and rivers. Get this from a library. The history of Portland, from its first settlement: with notices of the neighbouring towns, and of the changes of government in Maine Part I.

[William Willis]. History of Portland, Oregon Betwixt and between the Willamette River and its confluence with the Columbia River stands Portland, Oregon, known as “The City of Roses.Â" The nickname, having originated during the Lewis and Clark centennial exposition, was given due to its ideal climate for growing roses.

The history of Portland, from its first settlement: with notices of the neighbouring towns, and of the changes of government in Maine.

Portland got its name when Asa Lovejoy and Francis Pettygrove flipped a coin in Lovejoy was from Massachusetts and he wanted to name the new settlement Boston. Pettygrove was from Maine and wanted to name the new town Portland.

Pettygrove won the coin toss two out of three times and the rest as they say is history. Books, images, historic newspapers, maps, archives and more. LIB LIB A detailed history of Portland and its Bay, from the time of its first settlement by the Henty's and covering every aspect of the people, businesses, industry.

wool - history squatters pastoral industry - history, wool - history, squatters, pastoral industry - history Historical information "The Portland Bay settlement: being the history of Portland, Victoria, from to " - Noel F Learmonth, Last updated 3 Sep at AM.

The semi-centennial anniversary of the Free Street Baptist Church, Portland, Maine, SeptemberConfession of Faith and covenant of the First Church in North Yarmouth, Maine: with a catalogue of its members and brief historical notices.

April Journals of the Rev. Thomas Smith, and the Rev. The site of the first settlement in Portland is now occupied by the depot, the immense elevator, and other buildings of the Grand Trunk Railway.

The settlers were George Cleeves and Richard Tucker, who here built their house, cleared land, and planted the first corn-in parishes, thus forming the ‘Windward Maroons.’ The Maroons of Portland greatly affected the settlement of the parish by white people.

The Maroons raided various towns in Portland and its environs, and historians have noted that for 76 years, the Assembly spent nearly £, trying to defeat the Maroons in Size: KB. By William Willis, Published on 01/01/ Title. The History of Portland, From its First Settlement: With Notices of the Neighbouring Towns, and of Author: William Willis.

An excellent resource for the history of Chautauqua County. This book provides names, dates and places of early settlers into the area, with significant details in understanding the development of Chautauqua County, New York.5/5(2). Stones of Settlement The history of Portland is found mixed through the streets with many original buildings still lovingly maintained as homes and businesses.

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The library’s Portland Room includes a special collection of recordings of interviews with Portland’s elder Jewish community members. The first set, made by Konnilyn G. Feig in andcomprises the Portland Jewish Oral History Project and includes the original recordings and print transcripts.

In partnership with the comprehensive Documenting Maine. Until the s, “Portland was firmly in the hands of the status quo—the old, conservative, scratch-my-back, old-boys white network,”. : History Of Washington County: From Its First Settlement To The Present Time: First Under Virginia As Yohogania, Ohio, Or Augusta County Until And Subsequently Under Pennsylvania () by Creigh, Alfred and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great : Paperback.

History of Portland Oregon’s Settlement. had grown white-headed in this long expanse of historic time before Portland had its first cabin. Oregon City, five years later (), was selected as a site for a city by Dr.

McLoughlin, and he was accustomed to send up thither little squads of Canadians with axes and picks to slash brush and cut. Portland Oregon history starts in the s, at least in terms of an actual settlement being founded. Ina man by the name of William Overton, of whom relatively little is known, first came up with the idea of founding a new city in northwest Oregon.

Victoria 's first permanent European settlement is established at Portland Bay by pioneer Edward Henty on 19 November. Up till then the area had been used by whalers as a base from which to carry out their activities. Early The Port Phillip Association (originally the "Geelong and Dutigalla Association") is formed by fifteen of the Author: Sarah Matthews.

Known as the “Beaver State,” Oregon features a picture of a beaver on the back of its state flag. Beginning inroug emigrants made the 2,mile trek from Independence.

Not entirely. A colony called Popham actually did precede the renowned Massachusetts settlement. "Popham was the cornerstone in the foundation of English America," says Jeffrey P.

Brain, 64, an archaeologist with the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Massachusetts, who is excavating the site of the forgotten colony. The West Coast developed rapidly in the late nineteenth century through capital and supplies funneled through its port cities.

In the s, the Pacific Northwest had two points for overseas trade: Fort Vancouver on the north bank of the Columbia River, the fur-trading center for Hudson’s Bay Company since the s, and Oregon City, where the Willamette River went over a.

The resulting debate as to who was the founder of Melbourne has been carried on since the early claims of John Pascoe Fawkner to this title.

However, as A.G.L. Shaw points out in A history of the Port Phillip District: Victoria before separation, the argument stems from "confusion between the idea of establishing a pastoral settlement in the Port Phillip District and that of establishing Author: Sarah Matthews. Portland is bounded on the north and northeast by the Caribbean Sea, west by St.

Mary and south by St. Thomas; the parish covers km of the island’s total coastal area, while its maximum width is approximately km. Portland’s coastline stretches from Hectors River in the east to Windsor Castle in the west.

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