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Near The Dalles in Wasco County, Oregon — The American West (Northwest)
 

Celilo Falls Fishing Grounds

 
 
Celilo Falls Fishing Grounds Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 1, 2017
1. Celilo Falls Fishing Grounds Marker
Inscription.
In Commemoration of the Celilo Falls Fishing Grounds
Historic fishing trading and gathering place for Indians of many Tribes from time immemorial until inundated by the rising waters of Lake Celilo in March 1957

 
Erected 1957.
 
Location. 45° 38.976′ N, 120° 57.708′ W. Marker is near The Dalles, Oregon, in Wasco County. Marker is on Oregon Route 206 near Interstate 84. Touch for map. This marker is located in Celilo Park near the parking lot. Celilo Park is accessed from Interstate 84 at Exit 97. Marker is in this post office area: The Dalles OR 97058, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ancient Indian Fishing Grounds (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Greatest Indian Fishery of the Northwest (about 400 feet away); The Lewis and Clark Expedition (about 400 feet away); Deschutes River Crossing (approx. 2.6 miles away); Deschutes River Crossing Oregon Trail Kiosk (approx. 2.8 miles away); First Sight of the Columbia River (approx. 5.8 miles away); Sam Hill Country (approx. 7.6 miles away in Washington); Stonehenge (approx. 8.1 miles away in Washington). Touch for a list and map of all markers in The Dalles.
 
Categories. Native AmericansWaterways & Vessels
 
Celilo Falls Fishing Grounds Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 1, 2017
2. Celilo Falls Fishing Grounds Marker
Lake Celilo in the background
<i>Celilo Falls near The Dalles, Columbia River, Oregon</i> image. Click for full size.
Postcard published by Louis Scheiner, Portland, Ore., circa 1910
3. Celilo Falls near The Dalles, Columbia River, Oregon
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 30, 2017. This page originally submitted on December 29, 2017, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 76 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 29, 2017, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.   3. submitted on December 30, 2017.
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