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Rhododendron in Clackamas County, Oregon — The American West (Northwest)
 

The Oregon Trail

1845

 
 
The Oregon Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 2, 2017
1. The Oregon Trail Marker
Inscription.  

[Title is text]

 
Erected 1916 by Daughters of the American Revolution, Multnonah Chapter.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Roads & VehiclesSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the Oregon Trail series lists.
 
Location. 45° 19.803′ N, 121° 54.665′ W. Marker is in Rhododendron, Oregon, in Clackamas County. Marker is on East Arlie Mitchell Road near Mt. Hood Highway (U.S. 26), on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 26761 East Arlie Mitchell Road, Rhododendron OR 97049, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Emigrant's Final Steps (approx. 4.1 miles away); Laurel Hill (approx. 5 miles away); Government Camp (approx. 7.7 miles away); a different marker also named Government Camp (approx. 7.9 miles away); Samuel Kimbrough Barlow
The Oregon Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 2, 2017
2. The Oregon Trail Marker
The marker is at the center of the picture, hidden in the shadows.
(approx. 7.9 miles away); "Sumate Prairie" (approx. 9 miles away); Timberline Lodge (approx. 9.7 miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 6, 2018. It was originally submitted on January 6, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 116 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 6, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.
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