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This special section of The Olden Times features old newspaper articles from or about Oregon and Oregon families. 

You'll find old news articles, obituaries, birth & marriage announcements, ads and more. See the links at the top of this page to go to the Index of Names, to search this site or to take a look at the site map.

Each of these was scanned from an original issue of an old newspaper in my personal collection. They appear in the order in which they were added to this website. Be sure to check for archived stories, since I move them from this page to the Archives periodically.

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Photographer Oliver DENNIE Offers New Images, 1874

Foul Play Suspected in DUCKER Disappearance, 1870

C. H. HOWARD Appointed as Postal Clerk, 1889

BUCHTEL & STOLTE, Photographers, Portland, 1874

Oysterville Arrivals, 1874   Now indexed! Surnames include the following:  FREEMAN, BUFFINGTON, ROSS, ROYCE, WOODWARD, ROOS, LA DOW

Editor J. M. MURPHY to Return to Olympia, WA Today, 1874

W. P. BURKE Returns to Portland, 1874

H. H. GILFREY Visits Portland, 1874

Murderous Revenge, 1874  HATTON, HURT, BROWN

Officer JACOBI is Around, 1871

Capt. FLANDERS Opens New Office, 1871

E. S. McCOMAS is in Portland, 1871

W. P. CARTER of Corvallis Pays a Call, 1871

James COFFEE has Message at Telegraph Office, Portland, 1871

German WILSON Hurt at MYERS' Former Store, Portland, 1871

Dandelion Wine Recipe, 1915

COCKCROFT Drowning, 1881

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