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Alder Friends Church, 1886-1905

 Record Group
Identifier: 2
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).

Dates

  • 1886-1905

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is available for research.

Extent

1 folder (1 folder)

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).

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.

Repository Details

Part of the George Fox University and Northwest Yearly Meeting of Friends Archives Repository

Contact:
416 North Meridian Street
Newberg Oregon 97132 U.S.A.
502-554-2145