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

Oregon Trail Memorial

1843 - 1943

 
 
Oregon Trail Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 28, 2017
1. Oregon Trail Memorial Marker
Inscription.
 
Erected 1943 by Kiwanis Club.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Oregon Trail marker series.
 
Location. 44° 48.651′ N, 117° 44.615′ W. Marker is near Baker City, Oregon, in Baker County. Marker is on Oregon Route 86 near Ruckles Creek Road, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 22267 Oregon Highway 86, Baker City OR 97814, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Lone Tree of the Oregon Trail (approx. half a mile away); The Lure of Gold (approx. 0.6 miles away); Ruts of the Oregon Trail (approx. 0.6 miles away); Chinese Shrine (approx. 3.7 miles away); Baker City Chinese History (approx. 3.7 miles away); Baker (approx. 3.9 miles away); The Oregon Trail (approx. 3.9 miles away); McCord House and Shop (approx. 4.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baker City.
 
More about this marker. "This tall pyramid-shaped rock cairn, erected in 1943 by the local Kiwanis Club for the centennial of the Oregon Trail, is located on the south side of Oregon Highway 86 about 3.7 miles east of Interstate Highway 84 at Baker City, Oregon."
 
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Oregon Trail Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 28, 2017
2. Oregon Trail Memorial
Oregon Trail Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 28, 2017
3. Oregon Trail Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 11, 2017. This page originally submitted on September 9, 2017, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 55 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 9, 2017, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.
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