Near Cascadia in Linn County, Oregon — The American West (Northwest)
Santiam Wagon Road
Marker series. This marker is included in the Oregon Beaver Boards marker series.
Location. 44° 24.215′ N, 122° 22.79′ W. Marker is near Cascadia, Oregon, in Linn County. Marker is on Santiam Highway (U.S. 20) near Gorton Road (Santiam Wagon Road) (Forest Road 2032), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cascadia OR 97329, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 1 other marker is within walking distance of this marker. America's First Transcontinental Automobile Race
More about this marker. Santiam Wagon Road is on the opposite side of South Santiam River from the marker.
Also see . . . Santiam Wagon Road - Oregon Encyclopedia. The Santiam Wagon Road was a vital commercial link connecting the Willamette Valley with central Oregon. Built between 1861 and 1868, the road, which closely followed traditional Indian trails, was in use into the late 1930s and made possible the settlement of central Oregon. (Submitted on February 3, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on February 3, 2018. This page originally submitted on February 3, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 57 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on February 3, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.