George Fox University Archives

Alder Friends Church Edit

Summary

Component Unique Identifier
2
Level of Description
Record Group

Dates

  • 1886-1905 (Creation)

Extents

  • 1 folder (Whole)
    1 folder

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Notes

  • Content description

    Records consist of church history written in a letter by Cora A. White (1905) and a typed history of the town of Alder (date unknown).

  • Historical note

    In 1880, W.P. Samms and his family moved into Wallowa County, Oregon, and started the first Sunday School in the area, along with the help of Jonathan Votaw. The town of Alder donated property to the meeting, and in 1886, a meeting house was finished in addition to a small parsonage.

  • Summary

    The town of Alder, Wallowa County, Oregon, donated property to the Friends meeting, and in 1886, a meeting house was finished in addition to a small parsonage providing a worhip center for the town. Records consist of church history written in a letter by Cora A. White (1905) and a typed history of the town of Alder (date unknown).

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