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Near College Place in Walla Walla County, Washington — The American West (Northwest)
 

Old Oregon Trail Memorial

 
 
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By Terry Barker, Susan Woodin Chapter NSDAR, May 1, 2017
1. Old Oregon Trail Memorial Marker
Inscription. Dedicated to the travelers on Old Oregon Trail 1832-1843 when it passed thru Walla Walla Valley. Robert Newell and Joe Meek brought wagons to Fort Walla Walla in 1840. White, Lovejoy & Hastings led the first emigrants in 1842. Whitman, Applegate and Barnett, and Nesmith guided the train of 1843. This memorial marks that part of the Trail between Old Fort Walla Walla & Waiilatpu.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Oregon Trail marker series.
 
Location. 46° 2.757′ N, 118° 29.252′ W. Marker is near College Place, Washington, in Walla Walla County. Marker is on Old Highway 12 0.2 miles from Frenchtown Road. Touch for map. It is near the Cougar Crest Winery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 50 Frenchtown Road, Walla Walla WA 99362, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 1 other marker is within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Wai-i-lat-pu (approx. 1.1 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Oregon Trail (The Oregon Encyclopedia). (Submitted on September 21, 2017.)
 
Categories. Roads & VehiclesSettlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 22, 2017. This page originally submitted on September 18, 2017, by Shirley A Stirling of Lacey, Washington. This page has been viewed 72 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on September 18, 2017, by Shirley A Stirling of Lacey, Washington. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
 
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