Capt. Robert Gray's day lays a path to renezvous with Northwest History.

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Title

Capt. Robert Gray's day lays a path to renezvous with Northwest History.

Subject

newspaper

Description

Capt. Gray came on May 11, 1792, he came over the bar into a great River, He named it the Columbia. Gray was born in 1755, in Rhode Island and went to sea at an early age. He fought with US Navy during the Revolutionary War.
In 1887 he was hired by a Boston consortium as captain of the Lady Washington.

"His pioneering voyage and his discoveries, especially of the Columbia Rive, played a major roe in winning the Northwest for the United Sates when push came to shove with England in 1846."

Creator

John Terry

Source

Oregonian

Date

9/19/2004

Format

8 1/2 x 11" newspaper

Identifier

Omeka: 901
NVHS Accession:2011.234.17
Physical Location: Box D, Folder 3

Collection

Citation

John Terry, “Capt. Robert Gray's day lays a path to renezvous with Northwest History.,” Nehalem Valley Historical Society Online Archive, accessed December 2, 2022, https://nehalemvalleyhistory.org/omeka/items/show/901.

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