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Near Government Camp in Clackamas County, Oregon — The American West (Northwest)
 

Barlow Road

 
 
Barlow Road Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, July 2, 2017
1. Barlow Road Marker
Inscription.  
First Road built over Cascade Range in 1845-1846 by
Samuel K. Barlow (1792-1867)
an Oregon Pioneer from Kentucky
Wamic -- Miles 32
Dalles California Highway -- Miles 38
Maupin -- Miles 48

 
Erected by Mt. Hood National Forest, U.S. Forest Service.
 
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.
 
Location. 45° 16.968′ N, 121° 41.088′ W. Marker is near Government Camp, Oregon, in Clackamas County. Marker is at the intersection of Barlow Road and Forest Road NF-3530, on the right when traveling east on Barlow Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Government Camp OR 97028, 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. "Disparite Bad Beyond Discription" (within shouting distance of this marker); A Final Rest (approx. ¾ mile away); "Sumate Prairie" (approx. 2.6 miles away); Timberline Lodge (approx. 3.6 miles
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away); Samuel Kimbrough Barlow (approx. 3.6 miles away); Government Camp (approx. 3.6 miles away); a different marker also named Government Camp (approx. 3.8 miles away); Laurel Hill (approx. 6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Government Camp.
 
Barlow Road Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, July 2, 2017
2. Barlow Road Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 7, 2018. It was originally submitted on January 7, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 252 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 7, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.

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