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Oregon City in Clackamas County, Oregon — The American West (Northwest)
 

Explosion of Steamer Gazelle

 
 
Explosion of Steamer Gazelle Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim Fillmon, September 27, 2015
1. Explosion of Steamer Gazelle Marker
Inscription.  600 yards south <---<< of this point, explosion of Steamer Gazelle, April 16, 1854. Loss of twenty four lives.
 
Erected 1933 by Multonomah Chapter D.A.R.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: DisastersWaterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list. A significant historical date for this entry is April 16, 1854.
 
Location. 45° 21.02′ N, 122° 36.97′ W. Marker is in Oregon City, Oregon, in Clackamas County. Marker is on South McLoughlin Boulevard (Oregon Route 99E) 0.1 miles south of South 2nd Street, on the left when traveling north. Marker is in a pullout overlooking the Willamette River. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Oregon City OR 97045, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dr. John McLoughlin (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Peter Skene Ogden House (about 800 feet away); Oregon City (about 800 feet away); Oregon City Falls (about 800 feet away); Larry G. Dahl (about 800 feet
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away); Veterans Memorial Building (approx. ¼ mile away); Canemah (approx. 0.3 miles away); Willamette Falls Locks (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oregon City.
 
Also see . . .  The Ill-fated Steamer, the Gazelle. (Submitted on January 11, 2021, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida.)
 
Explosion of Steamer Gazelle Marker on boulder. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim Fillmon, September 27, 2015
2. Explosion of Steamer Gazelle Marker on boulder.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 11, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 11, 2021, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. This page has been viewed 203 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 11, 2021, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida.

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