Offbeat Oregon

Offbeat Oregon: by Finn JD John

Continued from Sept. 7 2022But by now most of the Oregon City residents were Protestants, and McLoughlin was Catholic. This would be no big deal today, and the Hudson’s Bay Company employees were also very broad-minded about such things – half of them being French voyageurs, after all – but plenty of the American emigrants were not.To make things worse, there had been an unfortunate incident eight years . . .

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