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

Applegate Trail - Jacksonville

 
 
Applegate Trail - Jacksonville Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Douglass Halvorsen, April 26, 2020
1. Applegate Trail - Jacksonville Marker
Inscription.  
"Father and I rode down to Jacksonville about 10 miles from Wagner's Fort. The country is very fine. The town is wedged up into the mountain but the mines are all stopped Business is very dull"
- Welborn Beeson, Sep 4, 1853
 
Erected 2017 by Trails West, Inc. (Marker Number A-80.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Roads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the Applegate Trail, the California Trail, and the Trails West Inc. series lists. A significant historical date for this entry is September 4, 1853.
 
Location. 42° 21.205′ N, 122° 56.704′ W. Marker is in Jacksonville, Oregon, in Jackson County. Marker is on Old Stage Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jacksonville OR 97530, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Old Stage Road (a few steps from this marker); Applegate Trail - We Took Breakfast (approx. 1˝ miles away); Beall Black Walnut (approx. 1.9 miles away); The Story of LaRue and Earl Morris (approx.
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2.1 miles away); The Rostel Building (approx. 2.1 miles away); Applegate Trail - A Fine Prairie (approx. 2.8 miles away); Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. 2.8 miles away); Jacksonville Cemetery Veterans Memorial (approx. 2.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jacksonville.
 
More about this marker. This marker highlights the section of the Applegate Trail that passed through here and along the current Old Stage Road in 1853 and later.
 
Applegate Trail - Jacksonville Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Douglass Halvorsen, April 26, 2020
2. Applegate Trail - Jacksonville Marker
View of marker looking south with the Nearby Marker, The Old Stage Road, in the background.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 27, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 28, 2020, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. This page has been viewed 130 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 26, 2020, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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