Reference Books

Neither Snow Nor Rain, by Roland Crosiar.  100 pages & index, 20 photos, tells history of the U.S. Post Office within Polk County.  To order call Roland at (503) 769-7407.

River View Cemetery Internments, Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, edited by Julie Kidd.  The book lists over 50,000 burials including many early Portland families and will be a valuable addition to the libraries or researchers and societies throughout Oregon. Cost is $40.00.  To order, contact Jim Morrow, Publisher, Genealogical Forum of Oregon, 2130 SW 5th Avenue, Suite 220, Portland, OR 97201.

History of Benton County, David D. Fagan, a reprint of the reference book printed in 1885.  Higginson Book Co. in Salem, MA republished the book.  An index, compiled by Benton County Historical Society members, Ed & Nellie Stratton, has been added t the new edition.  Price is about $56.00.  Copies may be available at the Museum Store of the Benton County Historical Museum, 1101 Main Street, Philomath, OR (541) 929-6230 or E-Mail:

Memories of Wren, Oregon, a history of Wren, Benton Co., Or.  Order from Nellie Stark at (541)929-3082.  Books cost $20.00, plus $2.00 shipping.