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

Dr. John McLoughlin

"Father of Oregon"

 
 
Dr. John McLoughlin Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kevin W., June 10, 2008
1. Dr. John McLoughlin Marker
Inscription.  
Born in Riviere du Loup, Canada, October 19, 1784.

1824 Came to the Oregon Country as Chief Factor of the Columbia Department of the Hudson's Bay Company.

1829 Located his claim to the present site of Oregon City.

1845 Resigned his position with the Hudson's Bay Company and moved to Oregon City

1846 Built his house in Oregon City, which is now a National Historic Site.

1850 Filed first plat of Oregon City.

1851 Became a citizen of the United States.

1857 September 3, died. Is buried with his wife, Margaret, in St. John's Church, Oregon City.
 
Erected 1933.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesIndustry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical date for this entry is September 18, 1909.
 
Location. 45° 21.103′ N, 122° 36.863′ W. Marker is in Oregon City, Oregon, in Clackamas County. Marker is at the intersection of McLoughlin Boulevard (Oregon Route 99) and S. 2nd Street, on the right when traveling south on McLoughlin
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Boulevard. 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. Peter Skene Ogden House (within shouting distance of this marker); Oregon City (within shouting distance of this marker); Oregon City Falls (within shouting distance of this marker); Larry G. Dahl (within shouting distance of this marker); Veterans Memorial Building (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Explosion of Steamer Gazelle (about 700 feet away); Canemah (approx. half a mile away); Joseph L. Meek (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oregon City.
 
Dr. John McLoughlin Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kevin W., June 10, 2008
2. Dr. John McLoughlin Marker
Sculptor's mark on the Dr. John McLoughlin Bust image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kevin W., June 10, 2008
3. Sculptor's mark on the Dr. John McLoughlin Bust
Dr. John McLoughlin Bust image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kevin W., June 10, 2008
4. Dr. John McLoughlin Bust
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 3, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 1, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,956 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 1, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.

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