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Klamath Falls in Klamath County, Oregon — The American West (Northwest)
 

Pioneer Furtrader

 
 
Pioneer Furtrader Marker image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, April 29, 2012
1. Pioneer Furtrader Marker
Inscription. Martin R. Frain born December 17, 1832 in New York, came west in 1850, arrived in Oregon Territory April 30, 1857 crossed Link river and camped under a ledge nearby. Established the first Trading Post at the present area of Payne Alley and Main streets. He died March 21, 1927 in Klamath county.
 
Erected 1963 by Klamath Chapter Oregon State Society of the National Society Daughters of the American Colonists.
 
Location. 42° 13.162′ N, 121° 47.447′ W. Marker is in Klamath Falls, Oregon, in Klamath County. Marker is on Main Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 111 Main Street, Klamath Falls OR 97601, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. George Nurse (In Memory of) (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Locomotive 2579 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Whitlock House (approx. half a mile away); Marion Apartments (approx. 0.6 miles away); This Marks the Road to Topsy Grade (approx. one mile away); Van Brimmer Cabin 1864-1928 (approx. one mile away); Oregon History - Upper Klamath Lake (approx. 1 miles away); Eulalona (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Klamath Falls.
 
More about this marker.
Pioneer Furtrader Marker image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, April 29, 2012
2. Pioneer Furtrader Marker
The Pioneer Furtrader Historical Marker was commemorated on October 12, 1963 by the Klamath Chapter Oregon State Society of the National Society Daughters of the American Colonists. The marker is hidden almost completely out of sight by surrounding trees and bushes, but can still be seen from the street if you're walking by.
 
Categories. Notable PersonsSettlements & Settlers
 
Pioneer Furtrader Marker image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen
3. Pioneer Furtrader Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 7, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 4, 2016, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. This page has been viewed 166 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 4, 2016, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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