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Oregon, 1898

Title: Oregon
Projection: Unknown,
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Description: "Name derived from Spanish word signifying 'Wild Thyme,' so called on account of the abundance of the herb found by early explorers. Credit of discovery generally given to Capt. Gray, of Boston, 1792. Organized as a Territory, 1848; admitted 1859." — Edison
Source: Thomas F. Edison, Edison's Handy Encyclopaedia of General Information and Universal Atlas (Chicago, IL: Laird and Lee, 1898) 480
Map Credit: The Private Collection of Roy Winkelman
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