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Baker City in Baker County, Oregon — The American West (Northwest)
 

Old Oregon Trail

1843

 
 
Old Oregon Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, June 28, 2017
1. Old Oregon Trail Marker
Inscription.  
Dedicated to the memory of the intrepid pioneers who blazed the way over the Old Oregon Trail with the first covered wagons in 1843 and won an empire for the United States.
Erected by the American Legion
July 4, 1925

 
Erected 1925 by American Legion.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Roads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the Oregon Trail series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1843.
 
Location. 44° 46.461′ N, 117° 49.761′ W. Marker is in Baker City, Oregon, in Baker County. Marker is at the intersection of Auburn Avenue and Bridge Street, on the right when traveling east on Auburn Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1863 Auburn Avenue, Baker City OR 97814, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Old Post Office (within shouting distance of this marker); Weller-Henry Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); J.C. Penney Building (about 300 feet away); Mann Block (about 400 feet away); Alfred Block
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(about 400 feet away); Flynn Building (about 400 feet away); Log Cabin Saloon (about 500 feet away); Baker City Hall (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baker City.
 
More about this marker. The marker is located in the park next to the Old Post Office.
 
Old Oregon Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, June 28, 2017
2. Old Oregon Trail Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 11, 2017. It was originally submitted on September 7, 2017, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 374 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 7, 2017, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.

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