Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Near College Place in Walla Walla County, Washington — The American West (Northwest)
 

Old Oregon Trail Memorial

 
 
Old Oregon Trail Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Terry Barker, Susan Woodin Chapter NSDAR, May 1, 2017
1. Old Oregon Trail Memorial Marker
Inscription. Dedicated to the travelers on Old Oregon Trail 1832-1843 when it passed thru Walla Walla Valley. Robert Newell and Joe Meek brought wagons to Fort Walla Walla in 1840. White, Lovejoy & Hastings led the first emigrants in 1842. Whitman, Applegate and Barnett, and Nesmith guided the train of 1843. This memorial marks that part of the Trail between Old Fort Walla Walla & Waiilatpu.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Oregon Trail marker series.
 
Location. 46° 2.757′ N, 118° 29.252′ W. Marker is near College Place, Washington, in Walla Walla County. Marker is on Old Highway 12 0.2 miles from Frenchtown Road. Touch for map. It is near the Cougar Crest Winery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 50 Frenchtown Road, Walla Walla WA 99362, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 1 other marker is within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Wai-i-lat-pu (approx. 1.1 miles away).
 
More about this marker. The emblem has an Oregon Trail wagon image with the words, "Old Oregon Trail Memorial."
 
Also see . . .  Oregon Trail (The Oregon Encyclopedia). (Submitted on September 21, 2017.)
 
Categories. Roads & VehiclesSettlements & Settlers
 
Old Oregon Trail Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Terry Barker, May 1, 2017
2. Old Oregon Trail Memorial
Wide shot of the marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 9, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 18, 2017, by Shirley A Stirling of Lacey, Washington. This page has been viewed 142 times since then and 60 times this year. Last updated on October 7, 2018, by Shirley A Stirling of Lacey, Washington. Photos:   1. submitted on September 18, 2017, by Shirley A Stirling of Lacey, Washington.   2. submitted on September 23, 2018, by Terry Barker of Woodinville, Washington. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
Paid Advertisement