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

Dr. Forbes Barclay

1812 - 1873

 
 
Dr. Forbes Barclay Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kevin W., June 14, 2008
1. Dr. Forbes Barclay Marker
Inscription.  Dr. Forbes Barclay left Scotland in 1839 for Fort Vancouver (Washington) where he became chief physician for Hudson's Bay Company. He moved to Oregon City in 1850 where he practiced medicine for many years. He was one of Oregon City's early mayors, councilman for 9 years, coroner for 18 years, and superintendent of the first public school for 15 years.
 
Erected 1948 by Susannah Lee Barlow Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationIndustry & CommerceScience & MedicineSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1839.
 
Location. 45° 21.447′ N, 122° 36.322′ W. Marker is in Oregon City, Oregon, in Clackamas County. Marker is on Center Street near 8th Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 719 Center Street, 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. McLoughlin House (within shouting distance of this marker); Eva Emery Dye
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Dr. John McLoughlin (within shouting distance of this marker); McCald Building (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); OK Barber Shop (about 800 feet away); Joseph L. Meek (approx. ¼ mile away); Veterans Memorial Building (approx. half a mile away); Larry G. Dahl (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oregon City.
 
Also see . . .  Dr. Forbes Barclay. Biographical Information on Dr. Forbes Barclay from the Fort Vancouver Historic Structure Report, Vol. 2 (1976). (Submitted on July 1, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.) 
 
Dr. Forbes Barclay House and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kevin W., June 14, 2008
2. Dr. Forbes Barclay House and Marker
Barclay House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kevin W., June 14, 2008
3. Barclay House
1849 Classic Revival
Dr. Forbes Barclay Mural image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kevin W., June 14, 2008
4. Dr. Forbes Barclay Mural
This mural is on the side of a building near the intersection of 6th and Main Streets, in Oregon City, Oregon.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 14, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 1, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,818 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 1, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.

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