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Historical Markers in Linn County, Oregon

 
Clickable Map of Linn County, Oregon and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Linn County, OR (5) Benton County, OR (40) Deschutes County, OR (63) Jefferson County, OR (11) Lane County, OR (85) Marion County, OR (22) Polk County, OR (6)  LinnCounty(5) Linn County (5)  BentonCounty(40) Benton County (40)  DeschutesCounty(63) Deschutes County (63)  JeffersonCounty(11) Jefferson County (11)  LaneCounty(85) Lane County (85)  MarionCounty(22) Marion County (22)  PolkCounty(6) Polk County (6)
Albany is the county seat for Linn County
Adjacent to Linn County, Oregon
      Benton County (40)  
      Deschutes County (63)  
      Jefferson County (11)  
      Lane County (85)  
      Marion County (22)  
      Polk County (6)  
 
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1Oregon (Linn County), Brownsville — Brownsville
A Town with Ancient Beginnings and Many Names Long before the first pioneer settlers arrived here in the 1840’s, this area was occupied by the ancient Mound Builders and then the Kalapuya Indians. The relative ease of finding food in . . . Map (db m114451) HM
2Oregon (Linn County), Brownsville — Fire Bell1905
Council passed Ordinance 102 that formed the Brownsville Fire Department a.k.a. Brownsville Hose Co #1 in June of 1905. Council appointed Chief Engineer (Fire Chief) Roy Williams and Assistant Engineer A.L. Schick. Council officially purchased this . . . Map (db m175902) HM
3Oregon (Linn County), Brownsville — The Moyer House
The Moyer House was built in 1881, in Italian Villa style, by J.M. Moyer, an early pioneer of Linn County. Donated in 1962 by the Hill Family Foundation to the Linn County Historical SocietyMap (db m175907) HM
4Oregon (Linn County), Cascadia — America's First Transcontinental Automobile Race
Automobile history was made here June 20, 1905, when the first car to cross the Cascade Mountains conquered the Santiam Wagon Road. Dwight Huss drove "Old Scout," a 1904 Oldsmobile Curved Dash Runabout, from New York to Portland in 44 days. "Old . . . Map (db m113674) HM
5Oregon (Linn County), Cascadia — Santiam Wagon Road
The pass located east of here through the Cascade Range was once called Wiley Pass after Andrew Wiley. Wiley with other Willamette Valley Pioneers explored it in 1859 while searching for a route to move their livestock to the grasslands of central . . . Map (db m113671) HM
 
 
 
 
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Dec. 4, 2022