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Pleasant Hill in Lane County, Oregon — The American West (Northwest)
 

Bristow Monument

Oregon History

 
 
Bristow Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 23, 2016
1. Bristow Monument Marker
Inscription. Elijah Bristow, a veteran of Andrew Jackson's army, erected his cabin here on Pleasant Hill in 1846, earliest year of settlement in Lane County. He and his wife Susannah then led in establishing the county's first church and first school. This replica of their fireplace is from the original stones.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Oregon Beaver Boards marker series.
 
Location. 43° 58.053′ N, 122° 56.033′ W. Marker is in Pleasant Hill, Oregon, in Lane County. Marker is on Oregon Route 58 south of Edenvale Road, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pleasant Hill OR 97455, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Elijah Bristow (here, next to this marker); Wiley Griffon (approx. 8.3 miles away); Ellis F. Lawrence (approx. 8.3 miles away); Petrified Wood (approx. 8 miles away); Granite Glacial Erratic (approx. 8 miles away); Touring the Past (approx. 8.7 miles away); Lowell Covered Bridge (approx. 8.7 miles away); Building a Bridge (approx. 8.7 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Elijah Bristow (Wikipedia). (Submitted on October 29, 2016.)
2. Oregon Travel Experience - Bristow Monument
Bristow Monument and Markers - Wide View... image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 23, 2016
2. Bristow Monument and Markers - Wide View...
showing the monument, the Elijah Bristol marker, and the Bristol Monument marker.
. (Submitted on January 12, 2018, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon.)
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
The Bristow Monument image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 23, 2016
3. The Bristow Monument
The inscription above the hearth reads, "In memory of Elijah Bristow, from stones used by him in 1846".
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 23, 2018. This page originally submitted on October 29, 2016, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 211 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 29, 2016, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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