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Near Cave Junction in Josephine County, Oregon — The American West (Northwest)
 

Oregon Caves National Monument

 
 
Oregon Caves National Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, June 30, 2009
1. Oregon Caves National Monument Marker
Inscription.  
Upper plaque:
National Monument
Set aside by
President Taft
July 12, 1909

Lower plaque:
Department of the Interior
National Park Service
Regulations require that all persons entering
caves be accompanied by an authorized guide.

 
Erected by National Park Service.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker and monument is listed in these topic lists: EnvironmentNatural FeaturesSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #27 William Howard Taft series list. A significant historical month for this entry is July 1979.
 
Location. 42° 5.892′ N, 123° 24.45′ W. Marker is near Cave Junction, Oregon, in Josephine County. Marker is on Caves Highway (Oregon Route 46). Marker is located on the road between the Chateau and the Visitor Center. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cave Junction OR 97523, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 1 other marker is within 11 miles of this marker,
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measured as the crow flies. Fort Briggs (approx. 10.7 miles away).
 
Cave Entrance image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, June 30, 2009
2. Cave Entrance
This cave is located near the marker.
Cave Interior image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, June 30, 2009
3. Cave Interior
Entrance Sign image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, June 30, 2009
4. Entrance Sign
Located on the road near the Visitor Center.
Sign at the Chateau image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, June 30, 2009
5. Sign at the Chateau
Oregon Caves Chateau image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, June 30, 2009
6. Oregon Caves Chateau
Built in 1934
Waterfall Near the Chateau image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, June 30, 2009
7. Waterfall Near the Chateau
Display at the Visitor's Center image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, June 30, 2009
8. Display at the Visitor's Center
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 9, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 538 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on February 9, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
 
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