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No Land is Free Marker
Photographer: Barry Swackhamer
Taken: September 21, 2017
Caption: No Land is Free Marker
Additional Description: Captions: (middle) Congress passed the Oregon Donation Land Claim Act in 1850 to encourage settlement of the Oregon Territory. Pioneers could claim 320 acres per person, 640 acres per couple, for “free.”; (center bottom) Mary Ann Harris Chambers 1860.
Submitted: January 16, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.
Database Locator Identification Number: p412646
File Size: 3.281 Megabytes

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