Salem in Marion County, Oregon — The American West (Northwest)
Dr. John McLoughlin
the Oregon Country
1824 — 1843
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1784.
Location. 44° 56.282′ N, 123° 1.755′ W. Marker is in Salem, Oregon, in Marion County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Court Street Northeast and East Summer Street Northeast. Marker is located on the Oregon State Capitol grounds, near the northeast corner of the Capitol. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 900 Court Street Northeast, Salem OR 97301, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Giant Sequoia (a few steps from this marker); Column Segments (within shouting distance of this marker); Rev. Jason Lee (within shouting distance of this marker); The Circuit Rider / Robert Booth Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Willamette University College of Medicine (within shouting distance of this marker); Marking an Old Trail Dedicated to You, A Free Citizen in a Free Land (about 600 feet away); T.G. Bligh Building (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Salem.
Also see . . .
1. John McLoughlin (Wikipedia). John McLoughlin, also known as Dr. John McLoughlin, is a bronze sculpture of John McLoughlin by Alexander Phimister Proctor and completed by his son Gifford MacGregor Proctor. One statue is installed at the Oregon State Capitol grounds in Salem, Oregon; another is installed in Washington, D.C., as part of the National Statuary Hall Collection. (Submitted on October 11, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
2. John McLoughlin. In 1846, when the present international boundary was drawn, McLoughlin resigned. He filed a claim for land embracing the falls of the Willamette River, built a mill, and laid out Oregon City. (Submitted on October 11, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
Credits. This page was last revised on October 19, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 11, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 110 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 11, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.