Thursday, January 12, 2012

Aurora Colony, Oregon

for the past few months i have been deeply engrossed in Jane Kirkpatrick's trilogy about the Aurora Colony here in Oregon in the 1800's.

it is a fasinating story and her books do not stray far from the truth of the colony that settled right here in Oregon.

i love the history of the story and i'm even more interested because i live only 30 minutes from where this story unfolded.

this website seems to have a lot of good information about the Colony and i look forward to visiting the museum very soon.

of course, it interests me because the woman of the Colony were quilters and i would love to gaze upon some of the quilts.

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