Near Corbett in Multnomah County, Oregon — The American West (Northwest)
Welcome to Multnomah Falls
Our Nation’s Second Highest Year-Round Waterfall
—Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area —
The concrete bridge spans Multnomah Creek between the upper and lower cataracts of Multnomah Falls. The original bridge (shown) was built in the early 1880s out of log poles. After its collapse, the current bridge was built in 1914 and named for Simon Benson, a strong advocate for the Historic Columbia River Gorge Highway and Multnomah Falls.
Location. 45° 34.656′ N, 122° 7.026′ W. Marker is near Corbett, Oregon, in Multnomah County. Marker is on Historic Columbia River Highway 3.3 miles east of Bridal Veil. Touch for map. It is at the Multnomah Falls Lodge. Marker is at or near this postal address: 53000 Historic Columbia River Hwy, Corbett OR 97019, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Simon Benson (here, next to this marker); Discover Wahkeena Falls (approx. half a mile away); Beacon Rock (approx. 5.9 miles away in Washington); Samuel C. Lancaster (approx. 6.7 miles away); Marshall N. Dana (approx. 6.7 miles away); Vista House (approx. 6.7 miles away); Broughton’s Expedition (approx. 8 miles away); a different marker also named Beacon Rock (approx. 8.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Corbett.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 30, 2015, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 170 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 30, 2015, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. 4. submitted on December 7, 2015.