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Eugene in Lane County, Oregon — The American West (Northwest)
 

Site of First Cabin in Eugene

 
 
Site of First Cabin in Eugene Marker image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, April 20, 2018
1. Site of First Cabin in Eugene Marker
This Stone Marker is listed on a historical marker map within Skinner Butte Park, a short distance north of this marker.
Inscription.
Built By
Eugene F Skinner
1846

 
Location. 44° 3.455′ N, 123° 5.893′ W. Marker is in Eugene, Oregon, in Lane County. Marker is on W 2nd Ave, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Eugene OR 97401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Eugene Skinner (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Eugene Skinner Settled Here in 1846 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Genesis of a City (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Applegate Trail (approx. mile away); Shelton – McMurphey House (approx. 0.3 miles away); A.W. and Amanda Patterson Home (approx. 1.1 miles away); Patterson Home Site / Animal House (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Collier House (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Eugene.
 
More about this marker. Marker is very difficult to read.
 
Regarding Site of First Cabin in Eugene. This marker is highlighted on a historical marker and map located in Skinner Butte Park north of this site.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Site of First Cabin in Eugene Marker image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, April 20, 2018
2. Site of First Cabin in Eugene Marker
I've painted in the hard-to-read inscription to better portray the stone marker's verbiage.
Skinner Butte Park historical marker map image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, April 20, 2018
3. Skinner Butte Park historical marker map
A historical marker map lists this stone marker and is located within Skinner Butte Park, a short distance north of this marker site.
Site of First Cabin in Eugene Marker image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, April 20, 2018
4. Site of First Cabin in Eugene Marker
Eugene Skinner Replica Cabin image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, April 20, 2018
5. Eugene Skinner Replica Cabin
This replica cabin is located at Skinner Butte Park, a short distance north of this marker site.
Eugene Skinner stone memorial marker image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, April 20, 2018
6. Eugene Skinner stone memorial marker
This stone memorial and accompanying plaques are located along Skinner Butte Loop, a short distance north of the stone marker. It notes Eugene Skinner as an early settler of this region and for whom the city of Eugene and Skinner Butte is named. The actual log cabin site was between the stone marker and the memorial marker to the north, as noted on a historical marker map located at Skinner Butte Park and in front of the Skinner replica cabin.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 24, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 24, 2018, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. This page has been viewed 54 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on April 24, 2018, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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