By 1903 Picard had two saloons and hotels, three general stores, a blacksmith shop, church and doctor's office. By 1908, the new railroad had bypassed Picard. Most town businesses moved four miles east to present day Dorris where rail service could be accessed. still in use today the Picard cemetery is all that remains of this once colorful valley farming town.
Erected 2015 by Humbug Chapter 73 E Clampus Vitus & BV Museum And Historical Society.
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dorris Veterans Memorial (approx. 3 miles away); The 42nd Parallel (approx. 5.1 miles away in Oregon); Resolving the Oregon Question (approx. 5.1 miles away in Oregon); Western International History (approx. 5.1 miles away in Oregon); Applegate Trail (approx. 5.1 miles away in Oregon); a different marker also named Applegate Trail (approx. 5.2 miles away in Oregon); Topsy Station (approx. 7.2 miles away in Oregon); "Robber's Rock." (approx. 7.4 miles away in Oregon).
Categories. • Settlements & Settlers •
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