It turned the grinding stone that ground the grain to meal and flour. Shipped by boat around Cape Horn in the older days.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1851.
Location. 43° 25.297′ N, 123° 17.87′ W. Marker is in Oakland, Oregon, in Douglas County. Marker is at the intersection of SE 2nd Street and SE Maple Street on SE 2nd Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Oakland OR 97462, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Applegate Trail - Oakland (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Historic Oakland (about 400 feet away); The First Cabin in Douglas County (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Cow Creeks (approx. 4 miles away); Medal of Honor Recipients Moon Tree (approx. 14 miles away); Pinot Noir (approx. 14½ miles away).
More about this marker. The wheel and marker are located in the southwest corner of the park.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 26, 2018. It was originally submitted on April 26, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 122 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 26, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.