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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.  This toll road was constructed in 1858-1860 by the Thomas brothers. It was owned and operated by Lindsey Applegate, 1860-1869, and later by James Thornton and Jesse Dollarhide. It was replaced by the Pacific Highway in 1915.
 
Erected 1979.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Roads & Vehicles.
 
Location. 42° 7.006′ N, 122° 36.15′ W. Marker is in Ashland, Oregon, in Jackson County. Marker is on Old Siskiyou Highway, on the left when traveling south. 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. Barrow Station (approx. 0.7 miles away); Route of (approx. 1 miles away); Route of Historic Applegate Trail (approx. 2.1 miles away); a different marker also named Siskiyou Mountain Wagon Road (approx. 2.3 miles away); Route of Historical Applegate Trail (approx. 2.8 miles away); a different marker also named Siskiyou Mountain Wagon Road (approx.
Siskiyou Mountain Wagon Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, May 27, 2019
2. Siskiyou Mountain Wagon Road Marker
3.1 miles away); Siskiyou Pass (approx. 3.1 miles away); Dead Indian Memorial Road (approx. 5.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ashland.
 
More about this marker. Marker is hard to see from the road and depending on the time of year, could be partly covered by tall grass. This marker also reads exactly the same as another 'T' marker located south of this marker (related marker link below).
 
Related marker. 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
Marker in the distance looking southeast
Siskiyou Mountain Wagon Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, May 27, 2019
4. Siskiyou Mountain Wagon Road Marker
Marker in the distance 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 53 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. 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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