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Near Wolf Creek in Josephine County, Oregon — The American West (Northwest)
 

Applegate Trail - Grave Creek

 
 
Applegate Trail - Grave Creek Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 21, 2017
1. Applegate Trail - Grave Creek Marker
Inscription.  "Move one mile to camp (on Grave Creek), having none last night, and spent the day burying Mr. Cowley's daughter (Martha), who died yesterday evening, age about 14 years." - Virgil K. Pringle, Oct. 19, 1846
 
Erected 2017 by Emigrant Trails West. (Marker Number A-90.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Roads & VehiclesSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Applegate Trail, the Covered Bridges 🌉, and the Trails West Inc. series lists. A significant historical date for this entry is October 19, 1846.
 
Location. 42° 38.13′ N, 123° 22.686′ W. Marker is near Wolf Creek, Oregon, in Josephine County. Marker is on Sunny Valley Loop, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 500 Sunny Valley Loop, Wolf Creek OR 97497, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Grave Creek Ranch (within shouting distance of this marker); The Applegate Trail (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named The Applegate Trail (about 600 feet
Applegate Trail - Grave Creek Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 21, 2017
2. Applegate Trail - Grave Creek Marker
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away, measured in a direct line); "Grave Creek" (about 600 feet away); Golden (approx. 4 miles away); GOLD! (approx. 4 miles away); Wolf Creek Tavern (approx. 4.2 miles away); Feeble, Hungry, and Haggard (approx. 4.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wolf Creek.
 
More about this marker. This marker is at the turnout near the Grave Creek Covered Bridge.
 
Grave Creek Covered Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 21, 2017
3. Grave Creek Covered Bridge
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 17, 2018. It was originally submitted on January 17, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 129 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 17, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.

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