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Sherman County Oregon Historical Markers

 
First Sight of the Columbia River Marker image, Touch for more information
By Barry Swackhamer, July 1, 2017
First Sight of the Columbia River Marker
Oregon (Sherman County), Biggs Junction — First Sight of the Columbia River
Near This Point, from 1843 - to - 1863 West Bound Emigrants Caught Their First Sight of the Columbia River — Map (db m111982) HM
Oregon (Sherman County), Wasco — Deschutes River Crossing
The Oregon Trail crossed the hazardous Deschutes River at this point by floating the prairie schooners and swimming the livestock. An island at the river mouth was often utilized when the water was high and the ford dangerous. Pioneer women and . . . — Map (db m34575) HM
Oregon (Sherman County), Wasco — Deschutes River Crossing Oregon Trail Kiosk
(Seven panels dealing with the Deschutes River Crossing portion of the Oregon Trail are found at this kiosk) Truly Heart-Breaking! Oregon Trail emigrants reached the Columbia River after an arduous trek across the dry and . . . — Map (db m111990) HM

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