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Danner in Malheur County, Oregon — The American West (Northwest)
 

Jean Baptiste Charbonneau

 
 
Jean Baptiste Charbonneau Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, June 27, 2017
1. Jean Baptiste Charbonneau Marker
Inscription.  
1805 - 1866
Jean Baptiste Charbonneau
As a baby was with his mother Sacajawea
A member of the Lewis and Clark Expedition
As a man was a pioneer of the West
Of pleasant manner
And esteem in the community.

 
Erected 1971 by Daughters of the American Revolution, Malheur Chapter.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesExplorationNative Americans. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the Lewis & Clark Expedition series lists. A significant historical date for this entry is May 16, 1866.
 
Location. 42° 57.118′ N, 117° 20.356′ W. Marker is in Danner, Oregon, in Malheur County. Marker is on Danner Loop Road near Old Ion Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jordan Valley OR 97910, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Jean Baptiste "Pomp" Charbonneau (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Jean Baptiste Charbonneau
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Also see . . .  Jean Baptiste Charbonneau -- Wikipedia. Jean Baptiste Charbonneau ... was an American explorer, guide, fur trapper trader, military scout during the Mexican-American War, alcalde (mayor) of Mission San Luis Rey de Francia and a gold prospector and hotel operator in Northern California. He spoke French and English, and learned German and Spanish during his six years in Europe from 1823 to 1829. He also spoke Shoshone and other western American Indian languages, which he picked up during his years of trapping and guiding. (Submitted on August 12, 2017, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.) 
 
Jean Baptiste Charbonneau Grave and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, June 27, 2017
2. Jean Baptiste Charbonneau Grave and Marker
Jean Baptiste Charbonneau's Grave Marker is on the left. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, June 27, 2017
3. Jean Baptiste Charbonneau's Grave Marker is on the left.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 13, 2017. It was originally submitted on August 12, 2017, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 276 times since then and 53 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 12, 2017, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.

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Jun. 12, 2024