Near Cascadia in Linn County, Oregon — The American West (Northwest)
Santiam Wagon Road
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Roads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the Oregon Beaver Boards series list.
Location. 44° 24.215′ N, 122° 22.79′ W. Marker is near Cascadia, Oregon, in Linn County. Marker is on Santiam Highway (U.S. 20) near Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cascadia OR 97329, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 1 other marker is within walking distance of this marker. America's First Transcontinental Automobile Race (here, next to this marker).
More about this marker. Santiam Wagon Road is on the opposite side of South Santiam River from the marker.
Also see . . . Santiam Wagon Road - Oregon Encyclopedia. The Santiam Wagon Road was a vital commercial link connecting the Willamette Valley with central Oregon. Built between 1861 and 1868, the road, which closely followed traditional Indian trails, was in use into the late 1930s and made possible the settlement of central Oregon. (Submitted on February 3, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.)
Credits. This page was last revised on February 3, 2018. It was originally submitted on February 3, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 80 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on February 3, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.