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Near Woodburn in Marion County, Oregon — The American West (Northwest)
 

Madame Marie Dorion

 
 
Madame Marie Dorion Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 26, 2017
1. Madame Marie Dorion Marker
Inscription.
Born about 1786 - Died 1850
Symbolic of Faith, Loyalty and Leadership
Indian Guide for Wilson Price Hunt Party
Mother of First White Child
Born in the Oregon Territory - 1811

 
Erected 1950 by Dorion Club of Portland, Oregon.
 
Location. 45° 7.365′ N, 122° 56.574′ W. Marker is near Woodburn, Oregon, in Marion County. Marker is at the intersection of St. Louis Road NE and Manning Road, on the left when traveling east on St. Louis Road NE. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5300 St. Louis Road NE, Woodburn OR 97071, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Madame Marie Dorion (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Champoeg (approx. 9.4 miles away); Pioneer Park and Blockhouse (approx. 9.4 miles away); Courthouse Square Park (approx. 9.4 miles away); Yamhill Blockhouse (approx. 9.4 miles away); Willamette Post (approx. 9.7 miles away); The Octagonal Building (approx. 11.8 miles away); Wm. Keil and Company (approx. 11.8 miles away).
 
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Madame Marie Dorion Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 26, 2017
2. Madame Marie Dorion Marker
The panel below reads:
Historic
St. Louis
Catholic
Church
Parish Est. 1845
2nd Oldest Parish in Oregon
Present Church built in 1880
St. Louis Church image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 26, 2017
3. St. Louis Church
St. Louis Church image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 26, 2017
4. St. Louis Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 18, 2018. This page originally submitted on February 24, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 66 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 24, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.
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