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Spokane Valley in Spokane County, Washington — The American West (Northwest)
 

M-R Military Wagon Road

 
 
M-R Military Wagon Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Wyndfire, January 1, 2020
1. M-R Military Wagon Road Marker
Close up of the inscription
Inscription.  
Located by Captain John Mullan A.D. 1858 - A.D. 1862 Crossed the highway here

 
Erected 1922 by Washington State Historical Society.
 
Location. 47° 39.414′ N, 117° 17.673′ W. Marker is in Spokane Valley, Washington, in Spokane County. Marker is at the intersection of Sprague Avenue and Vista Road, on the right when traveling east on Sprague Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Spokane WA 99212, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Great Fire of 1889 (approx. 6 miles away); Temple Beth Shalom (approx. 6.2 miles away).
 
More about this marker. The marker is located at the edge of a vacant lot, right next to the sidewalk. It is in rough shape, as is the lot around it. Not very many places to pull over to see the marker, because it is on a busy street. It looks like its been largely forgotten about.
 
Also see . . .  Stone Monuments Mark Road Capt. John Mullan Built. Capt. John Mullan was an Army engineer who, between 1858 and 1862, built a wagon road between the fort at Walla Walla and Fort Baker in Montana (Submitted on January 6, 2020, by Jennifer W. of Las Cruces, New Mexico.) 
 
Categories. Roads & Vehicles
 
M-R Military Wagon Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Wyndfire, January 1, 2020
2. M-R Military Wagon Road Marker
M-R Military Wagon Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Wyndfire, January 1, 2020
3. M-R Military Wagon Road Marker
Marker from the side. Also shows the intersection that it is at.
M-R Military Wagon Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Wyndfire, January 1, 2020
4. M-R Military Wagon Road Marker
Some of the area around marker. Marker itself is shown from the back.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on January 6, 2020. This page originally submitted on January 5, 2020, by Jennifer W. of Las Cruces, New Mexico. This page has been viewed 36 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 5, 2020, by Jennifer W. of Las Cruces, New Mexico. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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