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

Siskiyou Mountain Wagon Road

 
 
Siskiyou Mountain Wagon Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, May 27, 2019
1. Siskiyou Mountain Wagon Road Marker
Inscription.  
Constructed 1858 - 1860
Telegraph Line Added 1863
Last Stage Coach Crossed 1887

 
Erected 1983 by Southern Oregon Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Roads & Vehicles. A significant historical year for this entry is 1858.
 
Location. 42° 4.401′ N, 122° 36.989′ W. Marker is in Ashland, Oregon, in Jackson County. Marker is on Mt Ashland Ski Rd, on the right when traveling north. 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 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Siskiyou Pass (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Siskiyou Mountain Wagon Road (approx. 1.4 miles away); a different marker also named Siskiyou Mountain Wagon Road (approx. 3.1 miles away); Barrow Station (approx. 3.6 miles away); Route of (approx. 4.6 miles away); Route of Historic Applegate Trail (approx. 4.9 miles away); Hilt War Memorial (approx. 5.4 miles away in California); Hilt, CA (approx. 5.4 miles away in California). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ashland.
 
More about this marker. This marker resides at or near an area known as 'Toll Rd Gap' on topography maps. This marker is also related to another 'T' marker located further northeast of this marker (related marker link below).
 
Related marker.
Siskiyou Mountain Wagon Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, May 27, 2019
2. Siskiyou Mountain Wagon Road Marker
View of marker looking southeast. You can see a neighboring historical marker (Siskiyou Pass) in the distance.
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Click here for another marker that is related to this marker.
 
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.) 
 
Siskiyou Mountain Wagon Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, May 27, 2019
3. Siskiyou Mountain Wagon Road Marker
View of marker looking northwest
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 29, 2019. It was originally submitted on May 28, 2019, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. This page has been viewed 68 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 28, 2019, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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Jul. 27, 2021