Bend in Deschutes County, Oregon — The American West (Northwest)
Clyde McKay Landmark
As well as becoming one of the great "movers and shakers" of economic development, McKay was a driving force behind enhancing recreational opportunities here. An avid fisherman, he helped stock East Lake with Rainbow Trout, helped create the first fish hatchery in the Bend area. and introduced Pheasants to Central Oregon.
Erected by Deschutes Historical Museum. (Marker Number A23.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Bend Heritage Walk series list.
Location. 44° 3.542′ N, 121° 18.992′ W. Marker is in Bend, Oregon, in Deschutes County. Marker can be reached from Northwest Brook Street near Northwest Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 875 Northwest Brook Street, Bend OR 97703, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pioneer Homesite (here, next to this marker); Founding of Bend (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); A.M. Drake Homesite (about 400 feet away); Drake Ponderosa Pines (about 400 feet away); Goodwillie-Allen-Rademacher House (about 400 feet away); Old Post Office (about 500 feet away); Tower Theatre (about 500 feet away); Liberty Theater (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bend.
More about this marker. The marker is located in Bend Park.
Credits. This page was last revised on October 11, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 11, 2020, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 105 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 11, 2020, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.