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

The Dalles City Hall 1908

The Dalles City Hall image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, July 2, 2017
1. The Dalles City Hall
Inscription.  Incorporation of The Dalles under Territorial Government came in 1857, and in 1863 a Charter Amendment provided for a Mayor to replace the City President. The Dalles built this city hall in 1908 at a cost of about $30,000. It is a two-story structure with basement on a stone foundation. The building exhibits elements of the colonial style and has a stucco exterior with brick trim for decoration. The city celebrated its 125th birthday in 1982, making it the third oldest incorporated city in Oregon.
Erected by City of The Dalles.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsNotable Buildings.
Location. 45° 36.085′ N, 121° 11.029′ W. Marker is in The Dalles, Oregon, in Wasco County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Court Street and East 3rd Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 313 Court Street, 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. The Commodore (within shouting distance of this marker); Elks Temple
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Oaks Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); Lemke Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Gates Hotel (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Dalles Garage (about 400 feet away); Second Wasco County Courthouse (about 400 feet away); Foley House (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in The Dalles.
More about this marker. The Dalles City Hall marker could not be found. It is perhaps hidden by the plant(s) at the left side of the entrance as other photographs show it located there.
<i>City Hall, The Dalles, Ore.</i> image. Click for full size.
Postcard published by the Trattner Post Card Co., Seattle, Wash., circa 1910
2. City Hall, The Dalles, Ore.
Credits. This page was last revised on January 9, 2018. It was originally submitted on January 9, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 181 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on January 9, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.   2. submitted on January 9, 2018.
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Feb. 23, 2024