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Near Ashland in Jackson County, Oregon — The American West (Northwest)
 

Route of Historical Applegate Trail

1846 - 1869

 
 
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By Douglass Halvorsen, March 4, 2017
1. Route of Historical Applegate Trail Marker
Inscription.  Route of Historical Applegate Trail
 
Erected 1979 by Southern Oregon Historical Society. (Marker Number A-73.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Exploration. In addition, it is included in the Applegate Trail, and the California Trail series lists.
 
Location. 42° 9.225′ N, 122° 37.572′ W. Marker is near Ashland, Oregon, in Jackson County. Marker is at the intersection of Emigrant Lake Rd and Greensprings Hwy (U.S. 66) on Emigrant Lake Rd. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ashland OR 97520, 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. Route of (approx. 1.7 miles away); Barrow Station (approx. 2.1 miles away); Dead Indian Memorial Road (approx. 2˝ miles away); Siskiyou Mountain Wagon Road (approx. 2.8 miles away); Route of Historic Applegate Trail (approx. 3.2 miles away); Ashland Cemetery War Memorial (approx. 4.9 miles away); The Applegate Trail
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By Douglass Halvorsen, March 4, 2017
2. Route of Historical Applegate Trail Marker
(approx. 5 miles away); Ashland’s Golden Spike (approx. 5.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ashland.
 
Regarding Route of Historical Applegate Trail. This historical marker is part of a series of historical markers located all around Klamath and Jackson Counties and commissioned by both the Klamath County Historical Society and the Southern Oregon Historical Society.

This particular T-marker showcases main source of travel through this area, the very historic Applegate Trail. The route was a major source of travel for settlers, men traveling to and from California during the California Gold Rush days and for commerce travel, i.e., men bringing food and supplies from one town/encampment to another.
 
Also see . . .  Jackson County Historical Markers placed by SOHS. This marker is one of a number of historical 'T' markers monumented in the 1970s and 1980s by the Southern Oregon Historical Society and also available for viewing on an interactive map (link above) (Submitted on May 28, 2019, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon.) 
 
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By Douglass Halvorsen, March 4, 2017
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By Douglass Halvorsen, March 4, 2017
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By Douglass Halvorsen, March 4, 2017
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Credits. This page was last revised on May 29, 2019. It was originally submitted on January 28, 2018, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. This page has been viewed 118 times since then and 12 times this year. Last updated on February 5, 2018, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on January 28, 2018, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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