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Oakland in Douglas County, Oregon — The American West (Northwest)
 

Historic Oakland

 
 
Historic Oakland Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, February 20, 2016
1. Historic Oakland Marker
Inscription. Established in 1851 by Dr. Dorsey S. Baker. The town moved to the present site in 1872 when the O&C Railroad reached this point. Alonzo F. Brown founded the new town. Fires destroyed the wooden buildings. The existing brick buildings were built in the 1890's. The economy then and now is mainly agricultural.

Welcome to Oakland Enjoy your visit
 
Location. 43° 25.302′ N, 123° 17.965′ W. Marker is in Oakland, Oregon, in Douglas County. Marker is at the intersection of 1st Street and Locust Street, on the left when traveling north on 1st Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Oakland OR 97462, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The First Cabin in Douglas County (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Cow Creeks (approx. 3.9 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Historic Oakland, Oregon (Oakland Economic Development). Oakland, Oregon was the first city to be placed on the state's historic register, in May 1968 and in 1979 the Oakland Historic District was listed on the National Register of Historic Places.... (Submitted on November 2, 2016.) 
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Historic Oakland Marker - Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, February 20, 2016
2. Historic Oakland Marker - Wide View
Oakland - Looking East Up Locust Street from the Marker Site image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, February 20, 2016
3. Oakland - Looking East Up Locust Street from the Marker Site
Oakland - E.C. Young Building image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, February 20, 2016
4. Oakland - E.C. Young Building
Oakland - Page & Dimmick Building image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, February 20, 2016
5. Oakland - Page & Dimmick Building
Oakland - Stearns Hardware image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, February 20, 2016
6. Oakland - Stearns Hardware
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 2, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 2, 2016, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 238 times since then and 52 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on November 2, 2016, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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