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

The Thompson House

1889-97

 
 
The Thompson House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 3, 2017
1. The Thompson House Marker
Inscription. This Victorian house of Queen Anne and Eastlake motifs is located in the historic center of The Dalles. John L. Thompson, a blacksmith who arrived in The Dalles from Boston in 1869, built the house between 1889 and 1897. It served as a family dwelling until 1949, then became a boarding house. The Thompson House represents the growth and development of the city in the late 1880s and exemplifies the numerous Victorian houses that once existed in The Dalles.
 
Erected by City of The Dalles.
 
Location. 45° 36.15′ N, 121° 11.184′ W. Marker is in The Dalles, Oregon, in Wasco County. Marker is on West 3rd Street (U.S. 30) near Liberty Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 207 West 3rd Street, The Dalles OR 97058, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. St. Peter's Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Umatilla House (about 300 feet away); Second Wasco County Courthouse (about 400 feet away); Vogt Hall (about 400 feet away); Gates Hotel (about 500 feet away); U.S. Post Office
The Thompson House and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 3, 2017
2. The Thompson House and Marker
(about 500 feet away); Carlisle House (about 500 feet away); Historic Downtown The Dalles (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in The Dalles.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 9, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 9, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 73 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 9, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.
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