Midland History

Oliver Perry Meeker

During the winter of 1851 near Indianapolis, twenty-four-year-old Oliver Perry Meeker and a group of friends and neighbors …Read More

Ezra Meeker’s Biggest Blunder

In March 1889 Ezra Meeker committed one of his biggest blunders ever, he was caught and admitted to bribing Puyallup Indians with money for their vote to approve a right of way through the Puyallup Indian Reservation.

Olympic Land Company

The Olympic Land, Loan, and Trust Company was incorporated on October 29, 1889 by George W. McAllister, president, …Read More