Baker City in Baker County, Oregon — The American West (Northwest)
Historic Oregon Trail
Erected by Oregon Highway Commission.
Location. 44° 46.949′ N, 117° 48.739′ W. Marker is in Baker City, Oregon, in Baker County. Marker can be reached from Campbell Street near Sunridge Lane, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 490 Campbell Street, Baker City OR 97814, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Oregon Trail (a few steps from this marker); Baker City Chinese History (approx. 0.2 miles away); Chinese Shrine (approx. ¼ mile away); McCord House and Shop Gwilliam Brothers Bakery (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Masonic Temple (approx. 0.9 miles away); Bishop Building (approx. 0.9 miles away); Basche-Sage Hardware Co. Building (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baker City.
More about this marker. The marker is located next to the Baker County Chamber of Commerce.
Also see . . . Baker City -- Oregon Encyclopedia. During the 1880s and 1890s, Baker City’s wood-frame structures gave way to brick and stone buildings, giving the downtown a Victorian appearance. Primarily responsible for the change in architecture and the prosperity of the community were local Jewish businessmen.. (Submitted on September 10, 2017, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on September 10, 2017. This page originally submitted on September 10, 2017, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 47 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 10, 2017, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.