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Bonanza in Klamath County, Oregon — The American West (Northwest)
 

First School

Built - 1873

 
 
First School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, July 18, 2020
1. First School Marker
Inscription.  
established outside of Linkville
within the present boundaries of Klamath County.

 
Erected 1989 by Klamath County Historical Landmark Commission, Klamath County Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education.
 
Location. 42° 11.899′ N, 121° 23.791′ W. Marker is in Bonanza, Oregon, in Klamath County. Marker is on E Langell Valley Rd, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bonanza OR 97623, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bonanza (approx. 0.2 miles away); Haynesville (approx. 9.3 miles away); Swede’s Cut (approx. 10˝ miles away); Applegate Trail (approx. 12.6 miles away); Lindsey Applegate (approx. 12.6 miles away); The Ranch of J. Frank Adams (approx. 14.3 miles away); Dennis Crawley Cabin (approx. 14.4 miles away); Stone Bridge (approx. 15˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bonanza.
 
Regarding First School. No evidence remains of this former school which is currently on private
First School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, July 18, 2020
2. First School Marker
View of marker looking east towards Bonanza.
farm land.

The marker's reference to Linkville was originally the name of Klamath Falls. The city was named after the Link River, on whose falls the city was sited. The name was changed to Klamath Falls in 1893.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 23, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 18, 2020, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. This page has been viewed 31 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 18, 2020, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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