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Klamath Falls in Klamath County, Oregon — The American West (Northwest)
 

Lost River Gap and Ford

 
 
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By Douglass Halvorsen, May 17, 2012
1. Lost River Gap and Ford Marker
Inscription. Used by Indians; by Hudson's Bay trappers; by covered wagons; by Fremont 1846; by railroad survey party 1855; by soldiers at Fort Klamath. Site of the Modoc Indian conference in hope of averting war with that tribe; of the first water wheel; of the first fish cannery in the Klamath Country; of stage stops and of roads.
 
Erected 1967 by Klamath Chapter; Oregon State Society National Society of the Daughters of the American Colonists.
 
Location. 42° 10.377′ N, 121° 37.053′ W. Marker is in Klamath Falls, Oregon, in Klamath County. Marker is on Crystal Springs / S Poe Valley Rd, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Klamath Falls OR 97603, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Competing Attractions (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Swedes Cut (approx. 4.3 miles away); Henley School World War II Memorial (approx. 4.4 miles away); Mt. Laki Community Presbyterian Church World War II Memorial (approx. 5.9 miles away); Beginning of a Trail (approx. 7.2 miles away); Stukel Ranch
Lost River Gap and Ford Marker image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, May 17, 2012
2. Lost River Gap and Ford Marker
(approx. 7.6 miles away); Merganser (approx. 8.9 miles away); a different marker also named Merganser (approx. 8.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Klamath Falls.
 
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Lost River Gap and Ford Marker image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, May 17, 2012
3. Lost River Gap and Ford Marker
Lost River Gap and Ford Marker image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, May 17, 2012
4. Lost River Gap and Ford Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 9, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 5, 2016, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. This page has been viewed 180 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 5, 2016, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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