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By Barry Swackhamer, September 26, 2017
Courthouse Square Park Marker
Oregon (Yamhill County), Dayton — Courthouse Square ParkFort Yamhill Blockhouse
Courthouse Square Park is a monument to the civic and commercial aspirations of Dayton’s founders, Joel Palmer, his son-in-law Andrew Smith and Christopher Taylor. Palmer and Taylor, who settled here to farm in 1848, laid out the town site on the . . . — Map (db m114311) HM
Oregon (Yamhill County), Dayton — Pioneer Park and Blockhouse
This Pioneer Park and Blockhouse honors General Joel Palmer, Superintendant of Indian Affairs for the Oregon Territory from 1853 to 1857. Appointed by President Franklin Pierce. Frontiersman, author, legislator and friend of the Indian. His journal, . . . — Map (db m114312) HM
Oregon (Yamhill County), Dayton — Yamhill BlockhouseOregon History
This marker is composed of two panels. This building was a military blockhouse built at the Grand Ronde Agency by Willamette Valley settlers in 1856. U.S. Troops were sent to the station the same year and its was named "Fort . . . — Map (db m114313) HM
Oregon (Yamhill County), McMinnville — Glacial ErraticsOregon Geology
The 90-ton glacial erratic rock at the top of this 1/4-mile-long trail is a stranger from a distant location—it was transported here thousands of years ago on an iceberg in the wake of a cataclysmic flood. During the last Ice Age, . . . — Map (db m68913)
Oregon (Yamhill County), Newberg — Hoover - Minthorn House
(Upper Marker:) This was the home of Dr. Henry John Minthorn a beloved physician of this community. Herbert Hoover lived here with him from 1884 to 1889. (Lower Marker:) Hoover - Minthorn House Listed on the . . . — Map (db m96136) HM
Oregon (Yamhill County), Willamina — Cross-Cultural Convenience StoreSutler's Store. Makuk-haws, One Store. Many Shoppers.
Life on the Outside Payday! We can head to the sutler's store. That's where we satisfy our thirst and get our tobacco. The officers go there to enjoy their fine cigars and catch up on the newspapers. We see the Indians stocking up on . . . — Map (db m112993) HM
Oregon (Yamhill County), Willamina — We Greet Settlement ... ... With Reservations
Good-bye to Our Homelands For thousands of years we lived on this land, thankfully for its bounty. We lived for generations until white men came in strange clothes brining goods to trade, and wanting more, always wanting more. A . . . — Map (db m112992) HM

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