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Husum in Klickitat County, Washington — The American West (Northwest)
 

The Weldon Wagon Trail

 
 
The Weldon Wagon Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, July 14, 2015
1. The Weldon Wagon Trail Marker
Inscription.  
This trail connects the Sandborn Road to the town of Husum. Originally named as the Weldon-Hyndman Road by the petitioners and builders, Elwin Weldon and Henry Hyndman. Prior to construction of this wagon road, the people of the Sandborn area used sleds to haul their products the 3 miles to and from Husum. The pioneers expected “the building of this road to result in the development of a big section of the county.”
 
Erected by Klickitat County Paths and Trails.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Roads & VehiclesSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 45° 47.81′ N, 121° 29.106′ W. Marker is in Husum, Washington, in Klickitat County. Marker is at the intersection of Indian Creek Road and State Highway 141, on the right when traveling west on Indian Creek Road. Marker is located beside the highway, at the northeast corner of the intersection. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Husum WA 98623, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pioneer Cemetery (approx. 4.8
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miles away); Hood River (approx. 5.8 miles away in Oregon); A School with Roots (approx. 6 miles away in Oregon); The Henderson (approx. 6 miles away in Oregon); OWR & N Company Railroad Depot (approx. 6.2 miles away in Oregon); Hood River Garage (approx. 6.2 miles away in Oregon); Hotel Waucoma (approx. 6.2 miles away in Oregon); Hood River Post Office (approx. 6.2 miles away in Oregon).
 
More about this marker. This is a large, painted wooden "billboard-style" marker, mounted on six-foot tall wooden posts.
 
Also see . . .  Weldon Wagon Trail. Washington Trails Association website entry:
The 2.5-mile historic wagon road built in the early 1900's to transport apples from the upper farmlands to the White Salmon River for transporting to markets. It is now a year-round trail with a wildflower show in the spring and great colors of vine maples and oak woodlands in autumn. (Submitted on February 3, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
The Weldon Wagon Trail Marker (<i>wide view</i>) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, July 14, 2015
2. The Weldon Wagon Trail Marker (wide view)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 15, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 2, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 248 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 3, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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