Near Manzanita in Tillamook County, Oregon — The American West (Northwest)
former governor of Oregon (1911-1915)
By his foresight nearly 400 miles of the ocean shore was set aside for public use, from the Columbia River on the north to the California border on the south.
This marker is erected and dedicated by the grateful citizens of Oregon to commemorate this outstanding achievement in the conservation of natural resources.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Environment • Waterways & Vessels.
Location. 45° 44.67′ N, 123° 57.639′ W. Marker is near Manzanita, Oregon, in Tillamook County. Marker is on Oregon Coast Highway (U.S. 101) near Meadow Loop, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Manzanita OR 97130, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Neahkahnie Mountain (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Oswald West (here, next to this marker); Roosevelt Elk (here, next to this marker); In Harmony with NatureSafety and Beauty (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); From Footpath to Highway (about 700 feet away); The First People (about 800 feet away); Uncanny Neahkahnie (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Manzanita.
Credits. This page was last revised on October 20, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 6, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 90 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on February 6, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.