Lakeview in Lake County, Oregon — The American West (Northwest)
Schminck Memorial Museum
1936 - First museum display exhibited in the basement. Eventually most of the house was devoted to museum display while they continued in residence.
1962 - Oregon DAR assumed trustee role as provided by Schminck wills. Varied collections represent many Lake County families, & the devotion of Mr. & Mrs. Schminck to the community and its history.
Erected 1992 by Lake County Historical Society.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Education • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1922.
Location. 42° 11.286′ N, 120° 20.702′ W. Marker is in Lakeview, Oregon, in Lake County. Marker is on S E Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lakeview OR 97630, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Schminck Memorial Museum (here, next to this marker); Lake County Historical Museum (a few steps from this marker); Heryford House (about 300 Lake County Veterans Memorial (about 500 feet away); Wilcox Building (about 600 feet away); Heryford Building (about 600 feet away); Odd Fellows Bldg. (about 600 feet away); Community Senior Center (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lakeview.
Credits. This page was last revised on May 15, 2023. It was originally submitted on January 12, 2018, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. This page has been viewed 151 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on January 12, 2018, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.