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

Smithfield

 
 
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By Douglass Halvorsen, April 20, 2018
1. Smithfield Marker
Inscription.
Dedicated in 1862 in
Honor of Daniel Smith.
Pioneer of 1852. Donor
of the Townsite.

 
Erected 1933 by Oregon Lewis & Clark Chapter, D.A.R.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 44° 9.445′ N, 123° 18.441′ W. Marker is in Junction City, Oregon, in Lane County. Marker is on Territorial Hwy, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Junction City OR 97448, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. West Side Old Territorial Road (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); “The Struggle Has Ended” (approx. 3.9 miles away); Junction City’s First Jail (approx. 6.6 miles away); Locomotive 418 (approx. 6.7 miles away); Lee House (approx. 6.7 miles away); Junction City — A Brief History (approx. 6.7 miles away); Wilhelm Mill Water Wheel (approx. 10.8 miles away); The Belknap Settlement (approx. 10.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Junction City.
 
More about this marker. Marker is difficult to see from the road. A nearby sign highlighting the
Smithfield Marker image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, April 20, 2018
2. Smithfield Marker
historic Applegate Trail which passed through here was found lying on the ground nearby the marker.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Smithfield Marker image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, April 20, 2018
3. Smithfield Marker
View of marker looking north
Smithfield Marker image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, April 20, 2018
4. Smithfield Marker
View of marker looking south
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By Douglass Halvorsen
5. Smithfield Marker
An older topography map listing this area as both 'Franklin-Smithfield.' Two historical markers highlighting Daniel Smith are located close to each other.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 3, 2018. This page originally submitted on May 3, 2018, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. This page has been viewed 41 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 3, 2018, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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