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

Umatilla County Jail

 
 
Umatilla County Jail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 1, 2017
1. Umatilla County Jail Marker
Inscription.
This building was the first county jail built in Umatilla Landing in 1865 & abandoned when the county seat moved to Pendleton in 1868. Joseph Cunha moved it to Echo & use it as a smoke house. Shirley Cunha Snow donated the building to the city in 2000. Kinsman Foundation Grant funded the move & reconstruction.

 
Erected 2000 by Kinsman Foundation.
 
Location. 45° 44.516′ N, 119° 11.91′ W. Marker is in Echo, Oregon, in Umatilla County. Marker is on West Main Street near Water Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10 West Main Street, Echo OR 97826, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Covered Wagon Museum (a few steps from this marker); Jack Dempsey (a few steps from this marker); The Blockhouse (within shouting distance of this marker); The Lower Crossing (within shouting distance of this marker); Charlie Berry Stadium (approx. 0.4 miles away); David R. Koontz (approx. 0.6 miles away); Stansfield Rest Area Oregon Trial Kiosk (approx. 3.3 miles away).
 
More about this marker. This marker is located in Fort Henrietta Park.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Umatilla County Jail and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 1, 2017
2. Umatilla County Jail and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 26, 2017. This page originally submitted on December 26, 2017, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 52 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 26, 2017, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.
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