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McLoughlin Memorial Association

1775-1783

 

The Revolutionary War between America and Great Britain ( British King George III on Throne ).

 

1776

 

The signing of the American Declaration of Independence from Great Britain.

 

1784

 

Dr. John McLoughlin's Birth.

 

1803-1806

 

The Lewis and Clark Expedition ( Thomas Jefferson, U.S. President ).

 

1812

 

The War of 1812 between the U.S. and Great Britain ( James Madison, U.S. President ).

 

1820

 

Coronation of British King George IV ( James Monroe, U.S. President ).

 

1824

 

Dr. McLoughlin's arrival at Ft. George.

 

1825

 

The construction of the first Fort Vancouver ( John Quincy Adams, U.S. President ).

 

1829

 

The construction of the second Fort Vancouver ( Andrew Jackson, U.S. President ).

 

1830

 

Coronation of British King William IV.

 

1838

 

Coronation of British Queen Victoria ( Martin Van Buren, U.S. President ).

 

1843

 

The first Great Migration of Emigrants across the Oregon Trail ( John Tyler, U.S. President ).

 

1845

 

Arrival of D. McLoughlin and family to Oregon City.

Incorporation of Oregon City ( James Polk, U.S. President ).

 

1848

 

U.S. Government recognized Oregon Country and Oregon Territory.

 

1857

 

Dr. John McLoughlin's death ( James Buchanan, U.S. President ).

 

1859

 

Oregon Statehood.

 

Putting it in Perspective - An Historical Timeline

 

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