Fort Klamath in Klamath County, Oregon — The American West (Northwest)
UMC Indian Mission
post at Fort Klamath. First pastor - Rev.
J. H. Roork. First board - Lisa and Alec
Wilson, David Hill and Seldon Kirk.
Erected 1982 by Klamath County Historical Society-klamath County Historical Landmark Commission.
Location. 42° 30.984′ N, 121° 55.148′ W. Marker is in Fort Klamath, Oregon, in Klamath County. Marker can be reached from Modoc Point Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Klamath OR 97626, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Klamath Tribes (approx. 4.6 miles away); Williamson River (approx. 8.9 miles away); Collier Memorial Logging Museum (approx. 8.9 miles away); Stout Abner (approx. 9 miles away); Klamath Fish Hatchery (approx. 9.4 miles away); Crystal Recreation Area (approx. 9˝ miles away); Denny Creek (approx. 10.3 miles away); The First Sawmill (approx. 12.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Klamath.
More about this marker. Located in front of the Williamson River Indian Mission United Methodist Church
Regarding UMC Indian Mission.
The Fort Klamath reference on the marker is to a former Fort Klamath army post that was located about 4-5 miles north of here. It was built by the government in 1863 for protection of incoming settlers into Klamath County from Indian attacks that were becoming more common at the time. The site is now a museum-park open seasonally during the year. The post was abandoned in the late 1880s.
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Credits. This page was last revised on December 12, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 7, 2016, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. This page has been viewed 116 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 7, 2016, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.