MURDOCK TALKS PRESENTS
FINDING OREGON: HOW THE STATE WAS DISCOVERED AND NAMED
WITH SPEAKER DARRELL JABIN
Our state is unique in many ways. It has been impacted by Teutonic plates, volcanoes and floods that created our geography and established where pioneers chose to settle. Many countries sent explorers looking for transportation routes and considered claiming ownership of the area. The name Oregon is unique and various beliefs have been shared regarding its’ origin.
Darrell Jabin; Oregon’s Traveling Historian has created a program to explain how geography and the explorations of various countries impacted the discovery of the state of Oregon and how we got our name.
Come to the Museum of the Oregon Territory for our first Murdock Talk of 2019! Please arrive fifteen minutes early for assured seating. Admission is free!
Also, be on the lookout for Part two of this talk: "Building Oregon: How the state was Grown and Developed," coming March 20th!