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Near Merlin in Josephine County, Oregon — The American West (Northwest)
 

Burrell M. Baucom

 
 
Burrell M. Baucom Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 21, 2017
1. Burrell M. Baucom Marker
Inscription.
In memory of
Burrell M. Baucom
an officer and soldier, brave of heart, sincere of purpose and faithful to trust who fell here July 1, 1933 in performance of his duty.
This tablet is inscribed by his fellow members of the
Oregon State Police
and
Oregon National Guard

 
Erected by Oregon State Police and Oregon National Guard.
 
Location. 42° 31.014′ N, 123° 21.81′ W. Marker is near Merlin, Oregon, in Josephine County. Marker can be reached from Interstate 5 at milepost 62 near Merlin Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Merlin OR 97532, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The 1846 Applegate Trail (a few steps from this marker); No Land is Free (a few steps from this marker); From Homeland to Tragedy (within shouting distance of this marker); Rogue River Wars (approx. 2.8 miles away); The First Brick Building in Grants Pass (approx. 5.7 miles away); The Perkinsville Ferry (approx. 6.2 miles away); Fort Vannoy (approx. 6.2 miles away); Union Veterans of the Civil War (approx. 6.3 miles away).
 
More about this marker.
Burrell M. Baucom Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 21, 2017
2. Burrell M. Baucom Marker
The marker is at the Manzanita Rest Area, Northbound, located about a mile north of the Grants Pass/Merlin Road exit #61.
 
Also see . . .  Private Burrell M. Baucom -- Oregon State Police. A 17-year old "tough guy" who had just graduated from a reform school in California pulled out a gun and shot twice. (Submitted on January 17, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.) 
 
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Oregon State Police Private Burrell M. Baucom image. Click for full size.
By Oregon State Police
3. Oregon State Police Private Burrell M. Baucom
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 17, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 17, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 64 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 17, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.
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