Cottage Grove in Lane County, Oregon — The American West (Northwest)
Historic Trail to Modern Highway
...a survey...has been made, and a good and practicable route found and marked out, according to the road laws, leaving John Cochran's on the coast fork said road passed through a thickly settled country to the foot of the Calapooya Mountains.
Ascending the mountains there is no trouble in making a good road as it is a gradual ascent to the summit.... -- Joseph Latshaw, Surveyor, Eugene City, October 1855
Erected by Applegate Trail Coalition.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Applegate Trail marker series.
Location. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 19 North River Road, Cottage Grove OR 97424, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Applegate Trail - Southern Route to Oregon (here, next to this marker); The Changing Trail to Oregon (here, next to this marker); Crossing the Calapooya Mountains (here, next to this marker); A Trail by Any Other Name (here, next to this marker); The Centennial Bridge (within shouting distance of this marker); Cottage Grove Historical Museum (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Elijah Bristow (approx. 13.4 miles away); Bristow Monument (approx. 13.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cottage Grove.
More about this marker. This marker is located in Veterans Park.
Categories. • Roads & Vehicles • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on January 18, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 18, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 65 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on January 18, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.