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

Ft. Klamath Frontier Post

 
 
Fort Klamath Frontier Post Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Douglass Halvorsen, December 2, 2012
1. Fort Klamath Frontier Post Marker
Inscription.  
Established for the promotion of peaceful
relationships between the Indians and the
early settlers by the Oregon Volunteer
Calvary in 1863. The post was abandoned by
the United States Army in 1890. Now preserved
as a
Klamath County Park
for all people

 
Erected 1973.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and CastlesNative AmericansSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1863.
 
Location. 42° 41.475′ N, 121° 58.43′ W. Marker is in Fort Klamath, Oregon, in Klamath County. Marker can be reached from Crater Lake Highway (Route 62). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Klamath OR 97626, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The First Sawmill (a few steps from this marker); Site of Fort Klamath (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fort Klamath Military Cemetery Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Town of Fort Klamath (approx. 1.4 miles away); Klamath Fish Hatchery
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(approx. 3.1 miles away); Collier Memorial Logging Museum (approx. 5.8 miles away); Stout Abner (approx. 5.8 miles away); Williamson River (approx. 5.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Klamath.
 
More about this marker. This historical marker is located within Fort Klamath County Park Museum and is only accessible during the months of mid-May through September.
 
Fort Klamath Frontier Post Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Douglass Halvorsen, December 2, 2012
2. Fort Klamath Frontier Post Marker
Fort Klamath County Park Museum building image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Douglass Halvorsen, December 2, 2012
3. Fort Klamath County Park Museum building
Fort Klamath County Park Museum entrance image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Douglass Halvorsen, December 2, 2012
4. Fort Klamath County Park Museum entrance
Modoc Warrior Graves image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Douglass Halvorsen, December 2, 2012
5. Modoc Warrior Graves
Four graves of Modoc Indians who were executed by the U.S. Army after the Modoc War of 1872-3 rest here. They were hanged here at Fort Klamath and buried immediately.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 12, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 7, 2016, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. This page has been viewed 235 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on December 7, 2016, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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