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

Applegate Trail - Ashland Creek

 
 
Applegate Trail - Ashland Creek Marker image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, April 26, 2020
1. Applegate Trail - Ashland Creek Marker
Inscription.  

"Make 10 miles and camp at a considerable sized creek
[Ashland Creek], the best camp we have had for several
[days.] Road very good. High mountains around."
- Virgil K. Pringle, Oct 11, 1846

 
Erected 2017 by Trails West, Inc. (Marker Number A-75.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ExplorationRoads & VehiclesSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Applegate Trail, the California Trail, and the Trails West Inc. series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1846.
 
Location. 42° 12.125′ N, 122° 42.731′ W. Marker is in Ashland, Oregon, in Jackson County. Marker is on E Hersey Street, on the right when traveling west. 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 walking distance of this marker. The Whittle Garage (approx. 0.3 miles away); Ashland Creek (approx. 0.4 miles away); Ashland Lithia Water (approx. 0.4 miles away); Ashland’s Golden Spike (approx. 0.4 miles away); Citizens Banking and Trust Company Building No. 2 1910
Applegate Trail - Ashland Creek Marker image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, April 26, 2020
2. Applegate Trail - Ashland Creek Marker
View of marker looking west/northwest with Ashland Creek in the background (behind the tree line).
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(approx. 0.4 miles away); Enders Building No. 1, 1914 (approx. half a mile away); The Applegate Trail (approx. 0.6 miles away); Ashland, OR (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ashland.
 
Regarding Applegate Trail - Ashland Creek. Trails West Inc. mentions that E. Hersey Street is the Applegate Trail route.
 
Ashland Creek image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, April 26, 2020
3. Ashland Creek
View of Ashland Creek looking north from E. Hersey Street.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 10, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 6, 2020, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. This page has been viewed 66 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 6, 2020, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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