Doug Johnson

Upper Columbia Conference executive secretary

Charles L. Boyd Taking Adventism to the Puget Sound

When Isaac Van Horn, the Northwest’s first Adventist minister, left the region the denominational leaders asked Charles L.

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A Missionary Family for the Northwest Isaac and Adelia Van Horn

A small group of Seventh-day Adventists formed in the Walla Walla Valley in the late 1860s.

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Harold L. Wood Missionary to Alaska

Around the turn of the century, a number of Seventh-day Adventists traveled to Alaska to find wealth and adventure.

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Caroline Maxson Wood A Gifted Musician in a Remote Frontier

At the young age of 16, Caroline Maxson married James Franklin Wood and the newlyweds along with Caroline’s parents, Stephen and Lois Maxson, moved to the frontier of Nebraska.

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Alonzo T. Jones From Indian Fighter to Adventist Preacher

At the age of 20, Alonzo T. Jones left his home in Rockhill, Ohio, and enlisted in the U.S. Army where he served in the Southwest before being transferred to Fort Vancouver in the Northwest.

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Pioneer Minister in the Northwest Daniel T. Fero

During the 1870s and 1880s, the General Conference transferred at least 12 ministers from the East to the Pacific Northwest to help establish an Adventist presence in this remote mission field.

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Thomas H. Starbuck Early Willamette Valley Leader

The spread of the Adventist message throughout the Pacific Northwest can be traced back to the blessings of God and the dedication and hard work of individuals like Thomas H. Starbuck.

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Helen Conard Early Adventist Educator

Whether you live in the Willamette Valley, the interior of Alaska, downtown Seattle or eastern Montana, chances are you spent several years in a small town in eastern Washington called College Plac

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J.W. Watt Taking Adventism to the Big Sky Country

By the mid-1880s, the Seventh-day Adventist Church had established a presence in the eastern (Great Plains) and western (West Coast) portions of the American West, but was just beginning to target

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Harry Orchard An Assassin Who Found God

Tucked away in the mountains of northern Idaho is a beautiful valley that hid for many years one of the richest silver deposits in the world.

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