Near Mitchell in Wheeler County, Oregon — The American West (Northwest)
First President of East Oregon Pioneer Assn. Also U.S. Mail carrier form the Dalles to Canyon City. Was attacked near this spot by Indians, was wounded, mail looted and coach destroyed.
Sept. 7th, 1866
Memorial erected by East Oregon Pioneers.
Erected by East Oregon Pioneers.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & Settlers • Wars, US Indian. A significant historical date for this entry is September 7, 1866.
Location. 44° 34.139′ N, 120° 5.433′ W. Marker is near Mitchell, Oregon, in Wheeler County. Marker is on Ochoco Highway (U.S. 26) near Dollarhide Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mitchell OR 97750, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fossils on the Frontier (approx. 9.9 miles away); Look Below the Surface (approx. 9.9 miles away); Painted Hills Overlook (approx. 10.3 miles away); Pieces of the Puzzle (approx. 10.3 miles away); Deciphering the Forest A Matter of Survival (approx. 10.3 miles away); Painted by the Past (approx. 10.3 miles away); Who was John Day? (approx. 10.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mitchell.
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