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Oysterville Church Improvements

October 9, 2018 by Paul Staub

Spring and Summer 2018 have seen considerable work on the historic Oysterville Church. In April, contractor Gary Baker & Son replaced the cedar walkway, porch floor, and repaired porch railings.  In June, wood gutters were installed on the west side by Dry Coast Gutters.  These will help protect the building from rainwater running down the siding and windows.  

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Kinsman Foundation Grant for Church Roof Replacement

May 25, 2017 by Amy Wachsmuth

The Oysterville Church will be receiving a full roof replacement this summer.  The project is funded in part by a generous grant from The Kinsman Foundation.  They are a charitable, non-profit organization that favors awarding grants to “small independent organizations staffed, at least in part, by volunteers and built on an individual’s commitment to a hope, vision, or dream.”  

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Oysterville’s Egg and Cream Money

March 29, 2014 by Sydney Stevens

“It was 1932 and the height of the Depression…” my mother would begin, and she would tell the story of the little old-fashioned pump organ in the Oysterville Church.

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Old Klickeas

March 8, 2014 by Sydney Stevens

Pictured within are pages two and three from a four-and-a-half page oral history by Oysterville’s co-founder R.H. Espy. The information was written by Espy’s son, Harry, during an interview on Sunday, July 13, 1913. I, (Harry’s granddaughter) found it in a little diary, more or less “buried” between at the end of a listing of Harry’s ‘Personal Expenditures’ from 1899 to 1902. I had set the diary aside on numerous occasions thinking it held nothing of importance. I was quite wrong.

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