Samuel and Beulah Reed

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Samuel and Beulah Reed


This collection was donated to the Historical Society in 2012, by the descendants of Samuel Gordon Reed and Beulah Kendall Reed. It contains books, letters, pictures, newspaper articles, etc. The Reed family goes back to the beginning of 1900s. He had sheep on Mt. Neahkahnie and built the Neahkahnie Inn in 1912. Beulah Reed Road is named after her. He was instrumental in getting the road around Neahkahnie Mt. He gave some of his property for the road. The bridge over Narcarney Creek is named after him. and many many more deeds they were both involved in.

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Samuel and Beulah Reed had twins
In 1911, Beulah was expecting her second child, but to her surprise, they had twins. Being prepared for only one, she only had one bassinet so one of the twins had to be placed in the family's laundry basket until this could be rectified. Thou…

Samuel Gordon Reed's Family Genealogy
This is the Reed Family's history dating back to 1605.
They were relatives of the Reed College in Portland, but not involved that much with the college, Sam had moved from Massachusetts, to run the Portland General Electric and fell in love with…

Scenic Glories Along New Oregon Coast Highway
In 1932, it was one of the worlds newest and greatest north and south tourist routes, the Oregon Coast Highway.
Sam Reed announced he will soon give to the public and to Oregon the whole mountain as a park forever,if only his sheep may be allowed…

Photo of the "Snark" boat
This photo is of the " Snark" A rum-runner in the 1020s.

Photo of shack at Short Sands Beach
This shack was there on Short Sands Beach in the 1920s

Photo of the slide area at Fisher's Point in 1996

at Fisher's Point , west of Wheeler - after all the dirt was taken away and the highway was reopened in March of 1996.

Photo of Samuel Gordon Reed
The portrait of Samuel Gordon Reed along with some spontaneous photos taken in 1913, 1934, 1928.

Announcement of marriage of Jean Reed to John Prentiss
Newspaper clipping announcing the marriage of Jean Reed to John Prentiss, which took place at the Reed home in Neahkahnie

Fred Stam in care he made.
This picture shows how some people are just talented. Fred Stam in a care he made himself. Beulah Reed used to ride in it in 1901, when visiting in Ontario.

Wedding announcement  for Beulah and Samuel Reed
The announcement by Beulah's , Mr. and Mrs. Albert Glenn Kendall showed the Bride and Groom were living in Portland after the marriage.
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