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Early commerce included company store
First Brookings Bank was in railroad car
Mail service came late to Brookings area
Brookings goes through growing pains
City faces problems with water supplies
Brookings voters choose incorporation
First fire department was combined effort
Police cases from prohibition to kidnapping
Bomb, crash connect Brookings to war
Brookings residents answer call to arms
Minerals explored in a variety of efforts
Forest Service starts with 1907 declaration
Many mills dot the regions landscape
Bankus buys out Brookings land assets
Newcomers fill void left by C&O closure
Bridge collapse marks towns fresh start
C&O Mill closes in 1925, but town revives
News clippings reflect Brookings early years
Bulb boom develops on climate and soil
C&O takes over Brookings Timber and Lumber
Memories include Childs Point, Moores Butte
Brookings founder hired architect Maybeck
Brookings: A new town across the Chetco
Most early schools were likely in homes
Follow this tour of local pioneer cemeteries
There were several cemeteries early on
Family feud forced post office to move
Not Much Documentation of Pioneer Living
Surviving Chetcos were shipped to Siletz
Jed Smith was first white explorer
Chetco life was much like Tolowas
Lucy Dick was last of the Chetcos
First residents were the Chetco
THEN TILL NOW
 
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