Articles by: R. Gregory Nokes

OCTA Overland Journal – Fall 2018 Book Review

OCTA Overland Journal – Fall 2018 Book Review

The Troubled Life of Peter Burnett: Oregon Pioneer and First Governor of California  Reviewed by LeRoy Johnson This book begins with a bang. One night in 1830, a burglar broke into young Peter Burnett’s store and stole some whiskey. Two nights later Burnett...
Take a trip down to Oregon City … California

Take a trip down to Oregon City … California

There aren’t many places where Oregon pioneer Peter Burnett is esteemed for his role in western history. But Oregon City, California, is one of them. No, that’s not a misprint. There is such a place and it’s connected in history to Oregon’s Oregon City. The other...

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