Nebraska Authors

Ezra Meeker

Born 1830-12-29 near Huntsville, OH (USA)

Died 1928-12-03
Seattle, WA (USA)

Ezra Meeker is noted for embarking on "The Old Oregon Trail Monument Expedition" from 1906-1908, and crossed through Nebraska. One of his books was published in Omaha.

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American History


Washington Territory West of the Cascade Mountains. 1870.
Hop Culture in the United States : : Being a Practical Treatise on Hop Growing in Washington Territory from the Cutting to the Bale. 1883.
Pioneer Reminiscences of Puget Sound : The Tragedy of Leschi. 1905.
The Ox Team or the Old Oregon Trail: 1852-1906. 1906.

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