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Basics

Location: Southern Coastal Oregon, North America

Adult Population:  296

 

Map Walk Through

Please refer to the numbers on the map above

  1. Quarantine Area: Reserved for visitors and prospective residents for safety purposes. Amenities: Wooden cabin, small lake, garden and access to security if needed.
  2. Tent Community 1: Three acre residential area. While most homes are reinforced tent structures they are working to build wooden cabins for all members in this area. Most new residents are housed here.
  3. Main Community Area: Includes meeting and food service, small jail, and medical office, and workshops for wood and leather working
  4. Fisherman’s Village: Small huts and fish drying sheds for residents who choose fishing and food preservation for their skilled labor.
  5. Tent Community 2: Second tent community focused around a small lake. Half of residences are still tent structures while the rest have been converted to wooden homes. Most long term residents are housed here.
  6. Farming Dorm and Barn: Location of all skilled farmers and their families. Also holds a large barn for small animals. Located around 3 large sized ponds / small underground fed lakes.

Other

  • Large grazing and agricultural area.
  • Many small lakes and ponds
  • Heavily forested area

 

Leadership

Leader: Melanie Rogers

Secretary of Defense: Brandon Banks

Community Liaison: Jennifer Carmel

 

Community

This community is an offshoot of Geneva Bay and has adopted many of their practices and structure. Each resident chooses a profession and is offered living quarters that best suit their needs. In Faith Harbor everyone picks their own work days and hours with the only requirement that they meet a production quota each week. This means if a person finishes their allotted work in two days, they can take five days off. Women with small children in need of supervision and elderly are given less strenuous job offers such as clothing detail, food prep, and administrative duties.

Regular Community Events:

  • Daily food rationing
  • Weekly Church Services
  • Weekly production meetings
  • Bi Monthly Community Meetings (Announcements and votes)
  • Monthly security walk (every resident walks the perimeter to inspect the fence and repair as needed)

 

Housing

  • Three communities with tents and wooden dwellings. Most members help each other to build homes.
  • All residents can choose to live in other parts of the settlement if they agree to keep areas clean and safe.
  • Farm Dorm is set up like apartment building with private quarters.
  • Some Farmers live in the fields where the animals graze in order to watch them from predators like wild dogs.

 

Trade

Regular NOMAD deliveries weekly. Trade Center supplies most basic supplies.

Most commonly traded items by Faith Harbor:

  • Animal Fur and leather goods
  • Dried fish and meat
  • Wooden goods like utensils and furniture
  • Some weapons like hand made bows and slings

 

Defense and Security

  • Volunteer Police Force: 55
  • SCION Special Forces: 40 with patrol that can respond within 2 days
  • Triple layer fencing (Barbed and razor wire, 12 foot trench, 10 foot stone wall topped with glass and nails)
  • Perimeter Patrol daily
  • Two emergency escape routes: Northeast and Oceanic

 

History and Interesting Facts

  • Colony was started when twenty members of Geneva Bay wanted to expand south. 

  • Melanie Rogers was a former government worker in the office of Social Services and has great experience with organization and managing large groups.
  • Population of Faith Harbor is one of the largest reported.
  • Large cattle and sheep farming provides more meat, wool, and leather for trade than any other reported colony.
  • All zombie attacks (three in 2014) have all been successfully defeated with no breaches past the first line of fencing.
  • No reported infections within their perimeter.