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COLUMBIA: Spring 1987 – Vol. 1, No. 1 - Washington State Historical Society

COLUMBIA: Spring 1987 – Vol. 1, No. 1

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COLUMBIA: The Magazine of Northwest History
Spring 1987 – Vol. 1, No. 1

History Commentary   2
Reaching out to new readers with Columbia.
By John McClelland Jr.

Who Was that Lady Your Town Is Named After?   3
Information gleaned from Place Names of Washington.

Centennial Hall of Honor   6
The Washington State Historical Society will honor 100 by 1989.

When History Was News   8
News from the prospective "Territory of Columbia," 1853.

When Washington Had an Income Tax   10
Today's tax debates are nothing new.
By Philip Roberts

The Wilkes Exploring Expedition in the Pacific Northwest   17
"America's Cook" explores Oregon Country.
By David Buerge

Massacre on the Oregon Trail   33
The emigrants were nearly to their home in the Northwest when disaster struck.
By Dr. Carl Schlicke

On Exhibit: The Lost Voyage of Laperouse   44

Columbia Reviews   45

History Album   48
Rare or unusual photos of our region's past.


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