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Pendleton in Umatilla County, Oregon — The American West (Northwest)
 

Byrd School

 
 
Byrd School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 30, 2017
1. Byrd School Marker
Inscription. In 1879 Maria Byrd, a widow, donated the land for Umatilla County School District #21. The school was located 6.1 miles south of Pilot Rock, near the junction of West Birch Creek and the Yellow Jacket Road. Maria and her husband, Daniel Byrd, emigrated by ox-team to the Oregon country in 1852.
 
Location. 45° 40.154′ N, 118° 47.196′ W. Marker is in Pendleton, Oregon, in Umatilla County. Marker is on Southwest Frazer Avenue near Southwest 1st Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 108 Southwest Frazer Avenue, Pendleton OR 97801, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Union Pacific Depot (within shouting distance of this marker); Pendleton Oregon Trail Kiosk (within shouting distance of this marker); Bowman Hotel (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ferguson Building (about 400 feet away); Matlock - Brownfield Bldg (about 400 feet away); Masonic Hall Building (about 400 feet away); The Empire Block (about 500 feet away); Hendricks Building (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pendleton.
 
More about this marker. Byrd School House is located next to the Union Pacific Depot.
 
Categories. EducationNotable Buildings
 
Byrd School and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 30, 2017
2. Byrd School and Marker
Byrd School, back image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 30, 2017
3. Byrd School, back
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 17, 2017. This page originally submitted on December 17, 2017, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 54 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 17, 2017, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.
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