Near Ashland in Jackson County, Oregon — The American West (Northwest)
First Public Wagon Road 1869 - 1874
Southern Ore. Wagon Road 1874 - 1919
Erected 1976 by Southern Oregon Historical Society.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Applegate Trail marker series.
Location. 42° 8.318′ N, 122° 36.027′ W. Marker is near Ashland, Oregon, in Jackson County. Marker is on Green Springs Highway (U.S. 66). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ashland OR 97520, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Barrow Station (approx. one mile away); Route of Historic Applegate Trail (approx. 1.7 miles away); Route of Historical Applegate Trail (approx. 1.7 miles away); Siskiyou Mountain Wagon Road (approx. 3.8 miles away); Dead Indian Memorial Road (approx. 4.2 miles away); Historic Applegate Trail 1846 - 1869 (approx. 6.3 miles away); Keene Creek Wagon Slide (approx. 6.3 miles away); Ashland Cemetery War Memorial (approx. 6.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ashland.
Regarding Route of. This historical marker is part of a series of historical markers located all around Klamath and Jackson
This particular T-marker showcases the three main sources of travel through this area. The very historic Applegate Trail, the First Public Wagon Road (in Oregon?), and the Southern Oregon Wagon Road. These three routes were a major source of travel for settlers, men traveling to and from California during the California Gold Rush days and for commerce travel, i.e., men bringing food and supplies from one town/encampment to another.
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Credits. This page was last revised on January 15, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 11, 2018, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. This page has been viewed 71 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on January 11, 2018, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.