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Durkee in Baker County, Oregon — The American West (Northwest)
 

Durkee

Historic Oregon Trail

 
 
Durkee Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 28, 2017
1. Durkee Marker
Inscription. This spot was famous in early days as Express Ranch an important relay station on the Umatilla-Boise Basin stage and freight route. It was also a favorite camping place for emigrants and teamsters.
 
Erected by Oregon Highway Commission.
 
Location. 44° 34.89′ N, 117° 27.858′ W. Marker is in Durkee, Oregon, in Baker County. Marker is at the intersection of Old U.S. 30 and Oxman Ranch Road, on the left when traveling west on Old U.S. 30. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 28677 Old U.S. 30, Durkee OR 97905, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 1 other marker is within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Weatherby Oregon Trail Kiosk (approx. 7.7 miles away).
 
More about this marker. The marker is located in front of the Durkee Community Hall.
 
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Durkee Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 28, 2017
2. Durkee Marker
Oregon Trail, 1843 - 57 image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 28, 2017
3. Oregon Trail, 1843 - 57
This marker is located near the Durkee Marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 9, 2017. This page originally submitted on September 9, 2017, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 53 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 9, 2017, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.
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