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

Gates Hotel

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, July 1, 2017
1. Gates Hotel Marker
Inscription. Colonel Ned H. Gates, often known as “Father of The Dalles,” built this building in 1870. Colonel Gates was active in the organization of The Dalles by surveying the original plat and drafting the city’s charter which was presented to the Oregon Territorial Legislature. The charter was adopted in June 8, 1857. This Italianate-style building once had a cast iron front, and was used as a hotel for many years.
 
Erected by City of The Dalles.
 
Location. 45° 36.124′ N, 121° 11.081′ W. Marker is in The Dalles, Oregon, in Wasco County. Marker is on Union Street near East 2nd Street (Business U.S. 30), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 315 Union Street, The Dalles OR 97058, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Second Wasco County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); U.S. Post Office (within shouting distance of this marker); Historic Downtown The Dalles (within shouting distance of this marker); The Dalles Garage (within shouting distance of this marker); Lemke Building
Gates Hotel and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 1, 2017
2. Gates Hotel and Marker
The marker is in the middle of the wall between the windows.
(within shouting distance of this marker); Umatilla House (within shouting distance of this marker); The Dalles City Hall 1908 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Commodore (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in The Dalles.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
Gates Hotel image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 1, 2017
3. Gates Hotel
 
 
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