New-York:, Published for the Authors: 200 Mulberry-Street. J. Collord, Printer.: 1844 1844
Item Number: 17929
"The genesis of the Oregon Methodist Mission was four men of Nez Perce and Bitterroot Salish or Flathead tribe traveling to St. Louis in 1832 and requesting that missionaries be sent to Oregon. The Methodist Episcopal Church responded in 1834 sending Jason Lee, his nephew Daniel Lee and several others across the continent in 1834. They established the Willamette Mission in the Willamette Valley. The Mission included the founding of the Indian Manual Labor Training School, which was the forerunner of Willamette University, the first college formed west of the Rockies. ""As he (Jason Lee) enc... View More...