West Linn in Clackamas County, Oregon — The American West (Northwest)
Willamette Falls Locks
Location. 45° 21.105′ N, 122° 37.574′ W. Marker is in West Linn, Oregon, in Clackamas County. Marker is on Northbound Rest Area (Interstate 205), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: West Linn OR 97068, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Willamette Falls ( here, next to this marker); George Abernethy ( a few steps from this marker); Dr. John McLoughlin 1784 - 1857 ( a few steps from this marker); Dr. John McLoughlin Peter Skene Ogden House ( approx. 0.6 miles away); Oregon City ( approx. 0.6 miles away); Oregon City Falls ( approx. 0.6 miles away); Larry G. Dahl ( approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Linn.
Also see . . .
1. History of Willamette Falls Locks. Opened January 1, 1873, the Willamette Falls Locks are the oldest continually operating multi-chambered locks in the United States. (Submitted on June 30, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
2. Willamette Falls Locks - Oregon Travel Experience Audio Tour. An audio history hosted by the Oregon Travel Information Council. (Submitted on November 25, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 29, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,268 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 29, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.