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Around Sisters (Images of America) (Paperback)

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Sharon E. Karr uses rare vintage images from a variety of local sources to celebrate the rich history of Sisters, Oregon.
Located at the foot of the eastern slope of the Cascade Mountains is the charming town of Sisters, Oregon, named for the three majestic, snow-covered peaks, North, Middle, and South Sisters, known as Faith, Hope, and Charity. Sisters saw its beginning only a short time after the early central Oregon pioneers settled to the north at Camp Polk. Geographically, Sisters encompassed communities now long gone - Cloverdale, Gist, and Plainview. These small communities depended on Sisters for mail, supplies, groceries, and other services. The development of Black Butte Ranch and the Metolius recreation area contributed to today's tourism hub. By stepping back in time, the reader can explore the past of ranching and irrigation and trace the logging, rodeo, and recreation history of those who came before today's travelers and tourists. Sisters is more than just a place. What sets Sisters apart is the bond of friendship that permeates every facet of this small town. A feeling of community and unity that fosters an unyielding spirit of what is home and creates the extraordinary place it is today. Sharon E. Karr is a retired technology writer and a graduate of the University of Oregon with a bachelor of arts in history and a master's degree from Santa Clara University. She brings history alive with the help of longtime residents, research, and local historical societies.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781467161305
ISBN-10: 1467161306
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing (SC)
Publication Date: May 20th, 2024
Pages: 128
Language: English
Series: Images of America