Diller (1915) suggested that headwaters of the Umpqua once flowed northward across Calapooya
Mountain, the current drainage divide with the Willamette River, in the vicinity of Pass Creek (Umpqua) and joined the Willamette near Cottage Grove.
Fort Umpqua was first established in 1832 at the confluence of Calapooya
Creek and the Umpqua River.
Twenty-two semi-structured interviews with agricultural landowners facilitated development of a mail survey sent to all agricultural landowners in the Calapooya
Creek, Deer Creek, and Myrtle Creek watersheds within the Umpqua River Basin in Southwestern Oregon during Spring 1998 (Habron, 2002).
As the Euroamericans poured into the area, it was clear that they wanted exclusive rights to the land of the Oregon territory, and the Calapooya
, Molalla, Clackamas, and Chinook had no place on the land or in the grand scheme of white settlement and development.
We should honor the Calapooya
and first peoples whose land we live on.
In addition, funds will be used to restore the 120-acre Johnson Meadow on the Calapooya
As police then prepared to search the remaining acreage around the home, a makeshift campsite was spotted on the bank of Calapooya
Creek, about 200 yards from the home.
Sutherlin is asking its water users to restrict water usage because of low flows on the Calapooya
River and the shutdown of the town's treatment plant for needed upgrades.
For example, do you tell Coquille, Umatilla, Clackamas, Calapooya
, Multnomah, Mohawk and Willamette to change their names?
1928: First summer camp held at Calapooya
Springs near Cottage Grove.
Although it isn't fancy, the carving still seems unusually elaborate for the work of a young man in what must have seemed the middle of nowhere on ridge that divides the Calapooya
River and Gate Creek.
Just four miles out of Sutherlin, a sign points toward the 80-foot-long Rochester Covered Bridge over the Calapooya
River, reached via Stearns Lane.