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Gold Hill in Jackson County, Oregon — The American West (Northwest)
 

Applegate Trail - Fort Birdseye

 
 
Applegate Trail - Fort Birdseye Marker image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, December 9, 2017
1. Applegate Trail - Fort Birdseye Marker
Inscription.
"Followed down the river (with some of our too
neighborly Indians) about 12 m[ile] and camped"
- Lester Hulin, Oct 17, 1847

 
Erected 2017 by Trails West Inc. (Marker Number A-83.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Applegate Trail marker series.
 
Location. 42° 24.424′ N, 123° 9.034′ W. Marker is in Gold Hill, Oregon, in Jackson County. Marker is on Rogue River Highway (U.S. 99), on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gold Hill OR 97525, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fort Birdseye (here, next to this marker); Valley of the Rogue Applegate Trail Kiosk (approx. 1.2 miles away); The City of Rogue River (approx. 2 miles away); Rising above the Rogue (approx. 2 miles away); A Bridge for a New Century (approx. 2 miles away); Crossing the Rogue (approx. 2 miles away); Evan's Ferry (approx. 2 miles away); Rock Point, Oregon (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gold Hill.
 
More about this marker. Marker is located behind a cast iron fence next to another historical marker.
 
Categories. ExplorationForts, CastlesRoads & Vehicles
 
Applegate Trail - Fort Birdseye Marker image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, December 9, 2017
2. Applegate Trail - Fort Birdseye Marker
Former residence in the background was built with pieces from the former Fort Birdseye
Applegate Trail - Fort Birdseye image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, December 9, 2017
3. Applegate Trail - Fort Birdseye
Applegate Trail - Fort Birdseye image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, December 9, 2017
4. Applegate Trail - Fort Birdseye
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 19, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 17, 2018, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. This page has been viewed 64 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 17, 2018, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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