Near Central Point in Jackson County, Oregon — The American West (Northwest)
Applegate Trail - We Took Breakfast
while the frost & dew is on so we concluded to travel...but
not finding a convenient place we were oblige to travel until
11 a.m. then we took breakfast" -Lester Hulin, Oct. 16, 1847
Erected 2017 by Trails West, Inc. (Marker Number A-81.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Exploration • Roads & Vehicles • Settlements & 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 1847.
Location. 42° 22.465′ N, 122° 57.139′ W. Marker is near Central Point, Oregon, in Jackson County. Marker is at the intersection of Old Stage Road and Taylor Road, on the right when traveling north on Old Stage Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Central Point OR 97502, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Applegate Trail - Jacksonville (approx. 1˝ miles away); The Old Stage Road (approx. 1˝ The Story of LaRue and Earl Morris (approx. 1.9 miles away); The Rostel Building (approx. 1.9 miles away); Beall Black Walnut (approx. 2.3 miles away); Oregon Fallen War Heroes Memorial (approx. 3.3 miles away); Applegate Trail - A Fine Prairie (approx. 3.3 miles away); Jacksonville Cemetery Veterans Memorial (approx. 4.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Central Point.
More about this marker. This marker is easy to miss and tucked under a tree and along a small pullout off the road.
Regarding Applegate Trail - We Took Breakfast. Trails West Inc. mentions that Taylor Road is more or less the original 1846 route of the Applegate Trail and merged here with the 1853 (and later) route.
Credits. This page was last revised on July 11, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 6, 2020, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. This page has been viewed 176 times since then and 77 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 6, 2020, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.