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2 edition of Camp Adair found in the catalog.

Camp Adair

John Harvard Baker

Camp Adair

the story of a World War II cantonment : today, Oregon"s largest ghost town

by John Harvard Baker

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Published by J.H. Baker in Newport, Or .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Camp Adair (Or.),
  • Oregon.,
  • Oregon
    • Subjects:
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Oregon.,
    • Military training camps -- Oregon -- History.,
    • Camp Adair (Or.) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby John H. Baker ; with forewords by Gerry Frank and Bill Mainwaring.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD769.85.O81 C36 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxix, 181 p. :
      Number of Pages181
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3433943M
      LC Control Number2005273927
      OCLC/WorldCa57387651

      - Explore Dawg B's board "Camp Adair" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Adair, Camping, Infantry pins. In August , the Benton County Historical Museum installed an exhibit about the history of Camp Adair. As more information and memorabilia becomes available, the exhibit is up-dated. Meanwhile, the museum staff and volunteers continue to gather documentary materials and objects about the cantonment and its impact on the surrounding communities.

      One of several buildings moved from Camp Adair, Brougher Hall is the last one remaining. There used to be a dinning hall, veterans housing, married student housing, music and fine arts buiildings. Brougher was originally the science hall, but is now home to the visual arts departmant. John Harvard Baker is the author of Camp Adair ( avg rating, 7 ratings, 2 reviews, published )/5(2).

        The camp itself covered an area two miles wide and six miles long with buildings. The camp was the second largest city in Oregon at the time, and housed roug troops. The portion of the base that became E. E. Wilson was fondly referred to as “Swamp Adair” due to the constant rain, mud, standing water, and mosquitoes. Camp Adair was located in Corvallis Oregon which is midway between Salem and Eugene. The Camp housed Italian and German POWs from August until April The camp had a hospital that housed many sick and wounded POWs. The only chit found so far is .


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Camp Adair by John Harvard Baker Download PDF EPUB FB2

This is a great book for anyone who has grown up around the Camp Adair area and/or people interested in WWII history. It is amazing how the whole farming countryside was almost overnight transformed into the second largest town in Oregon as it became a training ground for /5(6).

Camp Adair book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The story of a World War II Cantonment from its inception and history as /5. Illustrated with drawings. Index. "Camp Adair Memories, " was first published in July and is a first printing.

Illustrated with photographs. Map. Apparently, the latter volume was meant to be a companion book to "Camp Adair, 50 Years Ago," as its running title indicates that it is "Volume 2." Both are 4to's in comb bindings.

For more about Camp Adair, please visit our museum store: Camp Adair: The Story of a World War II Cantonment by John H Baker $ This book is about Camp Adair and the men who trained and served there while they prepared themselves for combat. It is a detailed and lovingly researched history of Camp Adair.

Camp Adair was a United States Army division training facility established north of Corvallis, Oregon, operating from to During its peak period of use, the camp was home to approximat persons — enough to have constituted the second largest city in the state of Oregon.

Camp Adair offers a range of holiday camp options for 6 - 14 year olds during the school holidays. Camp include super cool activities like mud-slide, glow worms, camp fires, flying foxes, high ropes, archery and more.

Children get to experience independence, meet new friends, develop confidence and other skills such as team-work and communication. The Benton County Historical Museum has an excellent and thorough on-line exhibit dedicated to Camp Adair and especially to the Army units that trained there.

THE BOOK: John H. Baker's book is the definitive source of historical information about Camp Adair. IN THE NEWS: In Marchthe city of Adair Village moved two of the old barracks buildings for restoration. YMCA Camp Adair currently offers the following school camps: Residential school camps of two to five days, staying in one of YMCA Camp Adair’s self-contained villages including our field camp option.

Day programmes for schools who prefer to stay locally, or to bring their students for a day of outdoor and adventure activities. The Camp Adair, Oregon, Maps and Aerial Photographs collection includes topographic maps, orthophotographs, and other maps and images documenting Camp Adair, which was located north of Corvallis, Oregon.

Most of the materials in the collection were prepared by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Camp Adair was a U.S. Army training facility during. Tower 5 was in the NW corner of the camp and these are a degree panoramic from the tower.

The last two are of a US Navy destroyer in the bay and viewing it through the lens of a binocular using my Kodak Instamatic.

Jim Donohue Donald F. Hovanec was born. Located six miles north of Corvallis, the hastily constructed Camp Adair served as a training camp for soldiers during World War II. This detailed history of the cantonment recalls not only the place but the trainees who would soon be thrust into combat. The book is filled with photographs and illustrations that speak to the life of the men and women in the camp.

YMCA Camp Adair is located in Hunua, south of Auckland. It was first established in and encompasses over acres, the camp was later purchased by the YMCA in The camp currently provides outdoor recreational facilities, including farmland and native bush.

Camp Adair: The Story of a World War II Cantonment - Kindle edition by Baker, John H, Mainwaring, Bill, Frank, Gerry.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Camp Adair: The Story of a World War II Cantonment.4/5(1). YMCA Camp Adair, Hunua, New Zealand.

K likes. For the last years Camp Adair has been inspiring and encouraging children, young adults and corporate groups. John Baker, author of the Camp Adair book, was on the tour. He lead the first part of it at the Field House while we got the vans parked down the road.

I think we had lots of interest and questions about the Army camp and the Air Force missile site. The more events we have, the more public interest seems to. Camp Adair was a United States Army division training facility established north of Corvallis, Oregon, operating from to Part of the site is now contained within the E.

Wilson Wildlife Area operated by the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW), with other parts of Camp Adair becoming the city of Adair Village.

Camp Adair was named for Henry Rodney Adair, who was a. The Camp Adair, Oregon, Maps and Aerial Photographs collection includes topographic maps, orthophotographs, and other maps and images documenting Camp Adair, which was located north of Corvallis, Oregon.

Most of the materials in the collection were prepared by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the bulk are from the war years of Camp Adair was dedicated on 4 Sept - the camp post office was in operation from S4, Dedication Photo: Camp Adair was Oregon's 2nd largest city with Portland being larger and buildings were erected at the camp.

Source: In July,the local newspaper reported that Camp Adair had been abandoned and the soldiers sent away. Book Hotels, Flights, & Rental Cars; Relaunch tutorial hints NEW. Create a custom My Map; Share or Embed Map; Print your Map; Get Help; Search the Web; Send Feedback; Camp Adair Rd, Monmouth, OR () Claim this business () Favorite More Directions Sponsored Topics.

About This Place. Camp Adair Statistics Built in 6 months at a cost of 32 million dollars, the plans alone weighed pounds. Bids were opened in Portland at the end of February,it was to be completed by Septem.

View detailed information and reviews for Camp Adair Rd in Monmouth, Oregon and get driving directions with road conditions and live traffic updates along the way.- Explore campadair's board "Camp Adair" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Adair, Infantry, Camping pins.Photographs of Camp Adair, a World War II army training cantonment north of Corvallis Or., dating from Most of the photographs date from and depict the camp's buildings and grounds; soldiers and personnel, including members of the 91st Powder River Infantry Division, 96th Deadeye Infantry Division, th Timberwolf Infantry Division, and the 70th Trailblazer Infantry.