“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Canyon City in Grant County, Oregon — The American West (Northwest)

Canyon City Mural

Canyon City Mural Marker image. Click for full size.
August 10, 2016
1. Canyon City Mural Marker
Inscription. Gold was discovered on Whiskey Flat in June, 1862; Canyon City quickly grew and became the County Seat by 1864. Scenes and Characters from the early years come alive in this 1996 mural by Larry Kangas.

This colorful history is celebrated at "62 Days" an event sponsored annually since 1922 by the Whiskey Gulch Gang. Come and celebrate "62 Days" the first full weekend in June!

For the complete story of this mural look in the Grant County Historical Museum and City Hall.
Erected 1996.
Location. 44° 23.308′ N, 118° 56.97′ W. Marker is in Canyon City, Oregon, in Grant County. Marker is at the intersection of Park Street and Highway 395, on the right when traveling east on Park Street. Touch for map. The mural is located on the side of a building along South Canyon City Boulevard/Highway 395. A city park, the Canyon City Post Office, and the Grant County Historical Museum are all located across Park Street. Marker is at or near this postal address: 295 South Canyon City Boulevard, Canyon City OR 97820, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 1 other marker is within walking distance of this marker. Welcome To Canyon City (within shouting distance of this marker).
Categories. Industry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers
Canyon City Mural image. Click for full size.
August 3, 2016
2. Canyon City Mural
The marker is painted in the lower left hand corner.
Credits. This page was last revised on August 17, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 11, 2016. This page has been viewed 108 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 11, 2016. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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