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

Keene Creek Wagon Slide

 
 
Keene Creek Wagon Slide Marker image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, April 29, 2012
1. Keene Creek Wagon Slide Marker
Inscription.
Historic Applegate Trail 1846 - 1869
"Keene Creek Wagon Slide"

 
Erected 1977 by Southern Oregon Historical Society. (Marker Number A-68.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Applegate Trail marker series.
 
Location. 42° 7.79′ N, 122° 28.635′ W. Marker is in Ashland, Oregon, in Jackson County. Marker is on Green Springs Highway (U.S. 66), on the right when traveling south. 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. Historic Applegate Trail 1846 - 1869 (here, next to this marker); Greensprings (approx. 0.8 miles away); Tub Springs Sugar Pine (approx. 2 miles away); Crossing the Siskiyous (approx. 2 miles away); Historic Applegate Trail (approx. 2 miles away); The Applegate Trail (approx. 2 miles away); Route of Historic Applegate Trail (approx. 4.7 miles away); Route of (approx. 6.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ashland.
 
More about this marker. Although not listed on the plaque, this marker is number A-68 in the Applegate Trail series of markers monumented by Trails West Inc.
Keene Creek Wagon Slide image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, April 29, 2012
2. Keene Creek Wagon Slide
View of Applegate Trail's Keene Creek Wagon Slide across the highway from marker
and appears in their booklet titled A Guide to the Applegate Trail From Goose Lake to Southern Oregon available for sale on their website. This marker is also very difficult to spot from the highway with shrubbery growing around the marker in the summertime. Trails West has placed a fiberglass pole atop the marker with red and white stripes for easier discovery.
 
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Keene Creek Wagon Slide Marker image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, April 29, 2012
3. Keene Creek Wagon Slide Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 20, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 18, 2018, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. This page has been viewed 41 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 18, 2018, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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