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Benjamin Franklin Owen (1828-1917) was a pioneer on the overland trail to Oregon.
Owen's original diary of his travel on the overland trail to Oregon was lost; this account was reconstructed by Owen from his own memories and another diary. Collection includes genealogical information on the Owen family. Benjamin Franklin Owen's party crossed the Cascades near the Three Sisters Mountains, and came down the McKenzie River.
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Benjamin Franklin Owen journal, A 093, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.
My Trip Across the Plains
Eugene, Or. : Reproduced by Lane County Pioneer-Historical Society, 1959.
|March 31, 1853-October 28, 1853|