X
MOV File
Online Collections

Oshkosh


Details
Place Type
political
Description
Began as a French fur-trading post; named for a local Menominee Amerindian chief; grew as a major lumbering center in the second half of the 19th cen.; downtown district destroyed by fire in 1875; now a center for woodworking & leather finishing.
Source
Thesaurus of Geographic Names (TGN)
Related Terms
Related Artworks
Media
IMLS logoNEA logoNEH logo

The Portland Art Museum’s Online Collections site is brought to you thanks to support provided by the State of Oregon through its second Culture, History, Arts, Movies, and Preservation funding program and generous awards from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the National Endowment for the Arts.