When you arrived at the property it is not at first glance apparent where the house Hannah and her daughter Eliza lived. The neighborhood here is quiet for a modern college town. You walk around the edge of the property, keeping to the sidewalk, and finally you spot the house.
Neither freed former African American slaves, nor Women, in 1866 were allowed to own property in Oregon – and yet somehow Hannah and Eliza were able to purchase several lots in the Dixon’s second Addition. They purchased their lots in several installments over time. Rearrange the puzzle pieces below to see how their property grew over time.