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Dayton in Columbia County, Washington — The American West (Northwest)
 

Kendall Skyline Road

 
 
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By Martin Schrattenholzer, July 1, 2017
1. Kendall Skyline Road Marker
Inscription. This scenic mile-high road completed in 1928 was conceived, promoted, surveyed and built under the direction of William H. Kendall who was employed by the U. S. Forest Service from 1907 to 1931.

Before the road was built Kendall was hunting in the backcountry and was shot in the shoulder by a hunting partner. He nearly died, having to be carried several miles to the nearest road by rescuers from Dayton. Mr. Kendall was fortunate, the one who mistook him for a deer was Dr. W. W. Day, who's emergency treatment probably saved his life.
 
Location. 46° 14.828′ N, 117° 45.626′ W. Marker is in Dayton, Washington, in Columbia County. Marker is on Kendall Skyline Road near NF-4620 (Route 4620), in the median. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dayton WA 99328, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 1 other marker is within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Kimooenim Creek Lunch Site (approx. 13.8 miles away).
 
More about this marker. Brass Plaque on Basalt Rock at the intersection of Forest Road 4620 and the Kendall Skyline Road
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on January 29, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 28, 2018, by Martin Schrattenholzer of Renton, Washington. This page has been viewed 58 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on January 28, 2018, by Martin Schrattenholzer of Renton, Washington. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
 
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