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Walla Walla County Washington Historical Markers

 
Old Oregon Trail Memorial Marker image, Touch for more information
By Terry Barker, Susan Woodin Chapter NSDAR, May 1, 2017
Old Oregon Trail Memorial Marker
Washington (Walla Walla County), College Place — Old Oregon Trail Memorial
Dedicated to the travelers on Old Oregon Trail 1832-1843 when it passed thru Walla Walla Valley. Robert Newell and Joe Meek brought wagons to Fort Walla Walla in 1840. White, Lovejoy & Hastings led the first emigrants in 1842. Whitman, Applegate . . . — Map (db m108408) HM
Washington (Walla Walla County), Walla Walla — Wai-i-lat-pu
A short distance to the south, near the Walla Walla River, is Wai-i-lat-pu, "The Place of the People of the Rye Grass,” a mission founded among the Cayuse Indians of the Walla Walla Valley in 1836 by Dr. Marcus Whitman and his wife, Narcissa. . . . — Map (db m3766) HM
Washington (Walla Walla County), Wallula — Fort Walla Walla
To the west, at the junction of the Walla Walla and Columbia Rivers, is the site of a trading post built in 1818.
Fort Walla Walla was a vital link in the regionís fur trade, and helped open up the Northwest to the white man. From this post . . . — Map (db m34559) HM
Washington (Walla Walla County), Wallula — Here Stood Fort Nez Perce
Here Stood Fort Nez Perce Also Called Fort Walla Walla Fur Trading Post of Hudson's Bay Company 1818 — 1856 — Map (db m71508) HM

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