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Oregon City in Clackamas County, Oregon — The American West (Northwest)
 

Dr. John McLoughlin

1784-1857

 
 
Dr. John McLoughlin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 25, 2017
1. Dr. John McLoughlin Marker
Inscription.
Chief Factor, 1821-1845, and Superintendent of the Columbia Department, 1824-1821, of the Hudson's Bay Company, laid claim to and took possession of the Site of Oregon City in 1829.
In 1842 he had the site surveyed, and subsequently dedicated this park to the public.
In 1850 he filed the first plat of the site of Oregon City.

 
Erected 1939 by Oregon City Territorial Days Association.
 
Location. 45° 21.414′ N, 122° 36.354′ W. Marker is in Oregon City, Oregon, in Clackamas County. Marker is at the intersection of Centre Street and 7th Street, on the left when traveling north on Centre Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 715 Centre Street, Oregon City OR 97045, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Eva Emery Dye (a few steps from this marker); McLoughlin House (within shouting distance of this marker); Dr. Forbes Barclay (within shouting distance of this marker); McCald Building (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); OK Barber Shop (about 700 feet away); Joseph L. Meek
McLoughlin House plaque image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 25, 2017
2. McLoughlin House plaque
embedded in the sidewalk in front of the marker.
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Veterans Memorial Building (approx. 0.4 miles away); Larry G. Dahl (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oregon City.
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
Dr. John McLoughlin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 25, 2017
3. Dr. John McLoughlin Marker
McLoughlin House in the background.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 12, 2018. This page originally submitted on February 12, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 43 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 12, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.
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