Oregon City in Clackamas County, Oregon — The American West (Northwest)
Dr. John McLoughlin
“Father of Oregon”
1824 Came to the Oregon Country as Chief Factor of the Columbia Department of the Hudson's Bay Company.
1829 Located his claim to the present site of Oregon City.
1845 Resigned his position with the Hudson's Bay Company and moved to Oregon City
1846 Built his house in Oregon City, which is now a National Historic Site.
1850 Filed first plat of Oregon City.
1851 Became a citizen of the United States.
1857 September 3, died. Is buried with his wife, Margaret, in St. John's Church, Oregon City.
Location. 45° 21.103′ N, 122° 36.863′ W. Marker is in Oregon City, Oregon, in Clackamas County. Marker is at the intersection of McLoughlin Boulevard (Oregon Route 99) and S. 2nd Street, on the right when traveling south on McLoughlin Boulevard. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Oregon City OR 97045, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Peter Skene Ogden House (within shouting distance of this marker); Oregon City (within shouting distance of this marker); Oregon City Falls Larry G. Dahl (within shouting distance of this marker); Veterans Memorial Building (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Joseph L. Meek (approx. half a mile away); OK Barber Shop (approx. half a mile away); McCald Building (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oregon City.
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