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

Ft. Klamath Frontier Post

 
 
Fort Klamath Frontier Post Marker image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, December 2, 2012
1. Fort Klamath Frontier Post Marker
Inscription.
Established for the promotion of peaceful
relationships between the Indians and the
early settlers by the Oregon Volunteer
Calvary in 1863. The post was abandoned by
the United States Army in 1890. Now preserved
as a
Klamath County Park
for all people

 
Erected 1973.
 
Location. 42° 41.475′ N, 121° 58.43′ W. Marker is in Fort Klamath, Oregon, in Klamath County. Marker can be reached from Crater Lake Highway (Route 62). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Klamath OR 97626, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The First Sawmill (a few steps from this marker); Site of Fort Klamath (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fort Klamath Military Cemetery Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Town of Fort Klamath (approx. 1.4 miles away); Collier Memorial Logging Museum (approx. 5.8 miles away); Crystal Recreation Area (approx. 9.8 miles away); UMC Indian Mission (approx. 12.4 miles away).
 
More about this marker. This historical marker is located within Fort Klamath County Park Museum and is only accessible during the months of mid-May through September.
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesNative AmericansSettlements & Settlers
 
Fort Klamath Frontier Post Marker image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, December 2, 2012
2. Fort Klamath Frontier Post Marker
Fort Klamath County Park Museum building image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, December 2, 2012
3. Fort Klamath County Park Museum building
Fort Klamath County Park Museum entrance image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, December 2, 2012
4. Fort Klamath County Park Museum entrance
Modoc Warrior Graves image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, December 2, 2012
5. Modoc Warrior Graves
Four graves of Modoc Indians who were executed by the U.S. Army after the Modoc War of 1872-3 rest here. They were hanged here at Fort Klamath and buried immediately.
 
 
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 88 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on December 7, 2016, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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