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Your journey through the Burnt River area of Baker County, Oregon will be an exciting trip, from the settlement of the area to present day. Many old photos portray what life was like in the bygone days.

There are many topographical detailed maps. The earliest roads into the area and the homesteads have been plotted and mapped so that you can locate the homestead of your ancestors. See the photos of some of the early methods of transportation and photos of many of the original homesteads and homesteaders.


See the towns and communities that were there. Some are now gone and only photos and memories remain. View the schools and many of their students. Some of the schools date back into the 1800's.


Get to know the role that ranching, logging, trapping, and mining have played as a resource for a way of life over the past century and a half.


Meet the people that have lived there, from the Native Americans, the Chinese, the Homesteaders and Ranchers, and perhaps come to know why some of them view this place as

"A Piece of Heaven."


Included in this book are numerous family histories, stories, and photos of the people that called this place home.

The book measures 8 1/2 x 11, Glossy Hardcover, 587 pages, Homestead maps, Historic road maps, Numerous photos, Bibliography and Extensive Index.

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