Monthly Archives: January 2011

The Diary of Marcus L. Moore

A time worn, leather bound diary dated from January 1, 1899 to March 1901, written by Marion L. Moore was found among the effects of Jane Clark in October of 2002. The diary had been given to the Douglas County Historical Society and contained beautiful penmanship, concise writing, daily entries, and descriptions of his daily activities including daily accounts of the Roseburg weather. Who was Marion L. Moore? After researching the name for some time, I was also perplexed. The name Marion L. Moore was not to be found in the usual places… Continue reading

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The Battle of Battle Rock – 1851

Williams’ pants had fallen down during the tussle, and he had no recourse but to kick them away so he could run. Continue reading

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