Portrait of Wilson McClendon Tigard

Title

Portrait of Wilson McClendon Tigard

Description

Wilson M. Tigard arrived in Oregon in 1852 from Arkansas and took up a donation land claim near the present site of Tigard. In 1853 he built a log school house with the help of neighbors. Tigard was then known as East Butte and the school was called Butte School. Wilson Tigard is buried in Crescent Grove Cemetery, Tigard, Oregon.
[Front] Wilson Mc Clendon Tigard / Born: September 7, 1826 / Died: August 13, 1882

Date Created

1845-1865

Medium

digital images;

Language

English

Identifier

TPLpic_0001

Rights

Online access to this image is for research and educational purposes only. To inquire about permissions, order a reproduction, or for more information, please contact the Tigard Public Library at seanga@tigard-or.gov.