Klamath Falls in Klamath County, Oregon — The American West (Northwest)
George Nurse (In Memory of)
June 4, 1820-November 26, 1895
—Founder and Benefactor of Linkville - (Klamath Falls) —
Rafted lumber down Upper Klamath Lake and built first buildings on this site, 1867.
Registered first official plat of town, 1878.
Was Linkville's first hotel keeper, postmaster, and livery stable operator. Gave building lots to people who would build. Donated first school site, Feb 26, 1878. Donated courthouse block, and site of the Linkville cemetery.
Erected 1966 by Eulalona Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
Location. 42° 13.195′ N, 121° 47.365′ W. Marker is in Klamath Falls, Oregon, in Klamath County. Marker is on Main Street near Klamath Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is located in the corner of the parking lot of the River Park Inn. Marker is at or near this postal address: 9 Main Street, Klamath Falls OR 97601, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pioneer Furtrader (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Locomotive 2579 (about 700 feet away); Whitlock House (approx. half a mile away); Marion Apartments This Marks the Road to Topsy Grade (approx. one mile away); Van Brimmer Cabin 1864-1928 (approx. one mile away); Oregon History - Upper Klamath Lake (approx. 1˝ miles away); Eulalona (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Klamath Falls.
Also see . . . George Nurse - Founder of Linkville. An article, including photo, by the Oregon History Project. (Submitted on December 4, 2016, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon.)
Categories. • Notable Persons • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on December 7, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 4, 2016, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. This page has been viewed 160 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 4, 2016, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.