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Government Camp in Clackamas County, Oregon — The American West (Northwest)
 

Samuel Kimbrough Barlow

Susannah Lee Barlow

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, July 2, 2017
1. Samuel Kimbrough Barlow Marker
Inscription. There are two plaques mounted on a boulder.

Samuel Kimbrough Barlow
Oregon Pioneer from Kentucky
Built the first wagon road across
Cascade Mountains
passing this spot
1845 - 1846
The building of railways since has been of less importance to the community than the opening of this road which enabled the settlers to bring their wagons and teams directly to the
Willamette Valley

Susannah Lee Barlow
Wife of S.K. Barlow
A Real Daughter of the Revolution and the real Madonna of the
Barlow Trail arrived in Oregon City
Dec. 25 1845

 
Erected 1923 by Sons and Daughters of Oregon Pioneers & Daughter of the American Revolution, Susannah Lee Barlow and Multnonah Chapters.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the Oregon Trail marker series.
 
Location. 45° 18.228′ N, 121° 45.18′ W. Marker is in Government Camp, Oregon, in Clackamas County. Marker is at the intersection of Government Camp Loop and 2nd Street (East Little Trail), on the right when traveling west on Government Camp Loop. Touch for map. Marker is at or near
Susannah Lee Barlow Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 2, 2017
2. Susannah Lee Barlow Marker
this postal address: 88900 Government Camp Loop, Government Camp OR 97028, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Government Camp (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Government Camp (approx. 0.2 miles away); "Sumate Prairie" (approx. 1˝ miles away); Laurel Hill (approx. 2.4 miles away); Timberline Lodge (approx. 2.8 miles away); A Final Rest (approx. 3 miles away); "Disparite Bad Beyond Discription" (approx. 3.6 miles away); Barlow Road (approx. 3.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Government Camp.
 
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Samuel Kimbrough Barlow Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 2, 2017
3. Samuel Kimbrough Barlow Marker
Samuel Kimbrough Barlow Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 2, 2017
4. Samuel Kimbrough Barlow Marker
 
 
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