Near Selma in Josephine County, Oregon — The American West (Northwest)
Under Major Bruce they pursued the Indians and March 25th, the battle was resumed on the Deer Creek side of Eight Dollar Mountain. The Indians were dispersed and all the volunteers proceeded to alert the settlers.
Fort Hay was later known as Anderson's Stage Station. A post office named Anderson was established in 1889. It was moved to Selma in 1897.
Erected by Josephine County Historical Society, Oregon State Highway Department.
Location. 42° 18.675′ N, 123° 36.463′ W. Marker is near Selma, Oregon, in Josephine County. Marker is on U.S. 199 0.1 miles south of Draper Valley Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Selma OR 97538, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Kerby(ville) 1850's to Present (approx. 8.2 miles away); Wilderville Post Office (approx. Fort Briggs (approx. 12.4 miles away); Fort Vannoy (approx. 13 miles away).
Also see . . . Old Fort Hay. Old Fort Hay is now a farmhouse--not an ordinary kind, for even though its past is buried with the dead of Eight Dollar Mountain, it had carried its brand so clearly that even the most casual observer cannot keep from seeing within the walls of he dim, dingy place something that makes it a part of a distinctive past. (Submitted on March 19, 2016, by Ben Truwe of Medford, Oregon.)
Categories. • Settlements & Settlers • Wars, US Indian •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 1, 2016, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 248 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on January 1, 2016, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.