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Near The Dalles in Wasco County, Oregon — The American West (Northwest)
 

Celilo Falls Fishing Grounds

 
 
Celilo Falls Fishing Grounds Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, July 1, 2017
1. Celilo Falls Fishing Grounds Marker
Inscription.  
In Commemoration of the Celilo Falls Fishing Grounds
Historic fishing trading and gathering place for Indians of many Tribes from time immemorial until inundated by the rising waters of Lake Celilo in March 1957

 
Erected 1957.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansWaterways & Vessels.
 
Location. 45° 38.976′ N, 120° 57.708′ W. Marker is near The Dalles, Oregon, in Wasco County. Marker is on Oregon Route 206 near Interstate 84. This marker is located in Celilo Park near the parking lot. Celilo Park is accessed from Interstate 84 at Exit 97. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: The Dalles OR 97058, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ancient Indian Fishing Grounds (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Greatest Indian Fishery of the Northwest (about 400 feet away); The Lewis and Clark Expedition (about 400 feet away); Class P-2 Engine No. 2507 (approx. 0.6 miles away in Washington);
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Great Falls of the Columbia (approx. 0.9 miles away in Washington); Wyam (approx. 0.9 miles away in Washington); Celilo Falls (approx. one mile away in Washington); View of Mount Jefferson (approx. one mile away in Washington). Touch for a list and map of all markers in The Dalles.
 
Celilo Falls Fishing Grounds Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, July 1, 2017
2. Celilo Falls Fishing Grounds Marker
Lake Celilo in the background
<i>Celilo Falls near The Dalles, Columbia River, Oregon</i> image. Click for full size.
Postcard published by Louis Scheiner, Portland, Ore., circa 1910
3. Celilo Falls near The Dalles, Columbia River, Oregon
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 30, 2017. It was originally submitted on December 29, 2017, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 201 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 29, 2017, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.   3. submitted on December 30, 2017.

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