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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Ashland, Oregon

 
Clickable Map of Jackson 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 Jackson County, OR (110) Douglas County, OR (28) Josephine County, OR (35) Klamath County, OR (94) Siskiyou County, CA (166)  JacksonCounty(110) Jackson County (110)  DouglasCounty(28) Douglas County (28)  JosephineCounty(35) Josephine County (35)  KlamathCounty(94) Klamath County (94)  SiskiyouCountyCalifornia(166) Siskiyou County (166)
Ashland is in Jackson County
    Jackson County (110)
    Douglas County (28)
    Josephine County (35)
    Klamath County (94)
    Siskiyou County, California (166)
 
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1Oregon (Jackson County), Ashland — A-74 — Applegate Trail - A Pretty Location
"The valley opens and we pass some very pretty locations. Timber in a great many varieties, some entirely new to me." Virgil K. Pringle, Oct 11, 1846Map (db m152440) HM
2Oregon (Jackson County), Ashland — A-75 — Applegate Trail - Ashland Creek
"Make 10 miles and camp at a considerable sized creek [Ashland Creek], the best camp we have had for several [days.] Road very good. High mountains around." - Virgil K. Pringle, Oct 11, 1846Map (db m152442) HM
3Oregon (Jackson County), Ashland — Ashland Cemetery War Memorial
. . . Map (db m113192) WM
4Oregon (Jackson County), Ashland — Ashland CreekThe Ashland Creek watershed has always played and important role in the human history of this region
At 7533 feet, Mt. Ashland in the Siskiyou Mountains is the highest point in the headwaters of Ashland Creek. The coarse granitic soils on its steep slopes are highly erodible. Management of the watershed tries to minimize the disturbance to protect . . . Map (db m112522) HM
5Oregon (Jackson County), Ashland — Ashland Lithia Water
The Lithia Fountain was installed on the Ashland Plaza in late 1927. In the 1900s, Lithia Water, which comes from the Pompadour Chief Spring, nearly four miles east of downtown, was the focus of a city-wide development plan that hoped to transform . . . Map (db m112521) HM
6Oregon (Jackson County), Ashland — Ashland, ORCalifornia & Oregon Linked At Last
At this location on December 17, 1887 at 5:04PM the Golden Spike was symbolically driven by Charles Crocker of the Southern Pacific Railroad. This final connection completed freight and passenger service around the nation. Mileage 428.8 . . . Map (db m160778) HM
7Oregon (Jackson County), Ashland — Ashland’s Golden Spike
On December 17, 1887, Charles Crocker Drove The Golden Spike In The Rail Yard Just South Of This Point; Connecting The Oregon & California Tracks From The North With Those Of The California & Oregon, Now The Southern Pacific, From the South. This . . . Map (db m145727) HM
8Oregon (Jackson County), Ashland — Barrow Station
1st Stagecoach Stop this side of Siskiyous 1859 - 1950Map (db m112572) HM
9Oregon (Jackson County), Ashland — Citizens Banking and Trust CompanyBuilding No. 2 — 1910 —
. . . Map (db m96026) HM
10Oregon (Jackson County), Ashland — Dead Indian Memorial Road
Long before the first Euro-American emigrants trekked westward, this road was a trail used by the Takelma and Shasta Peoples as a trade route. With the arrival of settlers and gold-seekers, the trail quickly became a wagon road called ‘Indian Market . . . Map (db m112524) HM
11Oregon (Jackson County), Ashland — Enders Building No. 1, 1914
. . . Map (db m96027) HM
12Oregon (Jackson County), Ashland — Greensprings
Named for its hundreds of fresh water springs, lush glades and meadows, the Greensprings has for millenia been a seasonal gathering place for Native Americans and later provided refuge for travelers. In 1846, Levi Scott and the Applegate brothers, . . . Map (db m113544) HM
13Oregon (Jackson County), Ashland — Historic Applegate Trail 1846 - 1869
"Keene Creek Wagon Slide"Map (db m112496) HM
14Oregon (Jackson County), Ashland — A-68 — Keene Creek Wagon Slide
Historic Applegate Trail 1846 - 1869 "Keene Creek Wagon Slide"Map (db m112935) HM
15Oregon (Jackson County), Ashland — Route of
Historic Applegate Trail 1846 - 1869 First Public Wagon Road 1869 - 1874 Southern Ore. Wagon Road 1874 - 1919Map (db m112498) HM
16Oregon (Jackson County), Ashland — A-71 — Route of Historic Applegate Trail1846-1869
Route of Historic Applegate TrailMap (db m113763) HM
17Oregon (Jackson County), Ashland — A-73 — Route of Historical Applegate Trail1846 - 1869
Route of Historical Applegate TrailMap (db m113764) HM
18Oregon (Jackson County), Ashland — Siskiyou Mountain Wagon Road
This toll road was constructed in 1858-1860 by the Thomas brothers. It was owned and operated by Lindsey Applegate, 1860-1869, and later by James Thornton and Jesse Dollarhide. It was replaced by the Pacific Highway in 1915.Map (db m112500) HM
19Oregon (Jackson County), Ashland — Siskiyou Mountain Wagon Road
Constructed 1858 - 1860 Telegraph Line Added 1863 Last Stage Coach Crossed 1887Map (db m134507) HM
20Oregon (Jackson County), Ashland — Siskiyou Mountain Wagon Road
This toll road was constructed in 1858-1860 by the Thomas brothers. It was owned and operated by Lindsey Applegate, 1860-1869, and later by James Thornton and Jesse Dollarhide. It was replaced by the Pacific Highway in 1915.Map (db m134508) HM
21Oregon (Jackson County), Ashland — Siskiyou Pass
Side 1 Used for centuries by Shasta and other Native people, this low gap between the Rogue and Klamath watershed was crossed by Peter Skene Ogden, led by Shasta Guides, on February 9, 1827. With Ogden was a mounted group of Hudson’s Bay . . . Map (db m134504) HM
22Oregon (Jackson County), Ashland — The Applegate Trail
In the spring of 1846 pioneers settling in the western valleys of Oregon encouraged the opening of an alternate wagon route from the states to their settlements—one that avoided the perils of the Columbia River, and one free of control by . . . Map (db m128076) HM
23Oregon (Jackson County), Ashland — The Whittle Garage
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Paces by the Unted States Department of the Interior the Whittle Garage 1925Map (db m96028) HM
24Oregon (Jackson County), Ashland — Tub Springs Sugar Pine
Pinus lambertiana When settlers crossed on the Applegate Trail, sugar pine trees dominated this landscape. Native Americans had seasonal camps and purposefully managed the sugar pines, including using a hook-ladder to move up the tiered . . . Map (db m112589) HM
 
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