Tag: Bowman Museum

Knox Family Remembers Christmas of Yesteryear

Knox Family Remembers Christmas of Yesteryear

From Central Oregonian 1963 In the year 1906, John Knox and his wife, Grace, a bride of two months, planned to eat Christmas dinner at the home of one of John’s sisters.  Twenty or more people including members of the Knox family and two or three old bachelors who would […]

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Barnhouse Story of 1879

Barnhouse Story of 1879

Note: Jacob L. Barnhouse and his wife Martha Washington Conger Barnhouse were early settlers in the Mountain Creek vicinity east of Mitchell.  The region was in old Crook County in 1882.  This story was written by a descendant of Jacob and Martha.  It provides an interesting look at what it […]

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