Midland History

Puyallup Valley Railway Company

On March 22, 1889, an investigation began after representatives of the Puyallup Valley Railway Company were caught bribing Indians with money for their votes to approve a right-of-way through the reservation.

Donation Land Claims

During the winter of 1851 in Indianapolis, twenty-four year old Oliver Perry Meeker and a group of friends and neighbors were making preparations for a journey next spring that would take them to Oregon Territory.

Olympic Land Company

Incorporated on October 29, 1889 by George W. McAllister and Albert R. Heilig, the Olympic Land, Loan, and …Read More

Oliver P. Meeker

During the winter of 1851, Oliver P. Meeker, and a group of friends from around Indianapolis, Indiana, were …Read More