“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Blue River, Oregon

Clickable Map of Lane County, Oregon and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Lane County, OR (85) Benton County, OR (40) Deschutes County, OR (63) Douglas County, OR (28) Klamath County, OR (94) Lincoln County, OR (34) Linn County, OR (5)  LaneCounty(85) Lane County (85)  BentonCounty(40) Benton County (40)  DeschutesCounty(63) Deschutes County (63)  DouglasCounty(28) Douglas County (28)  KlamathCounty(94) Klamath County (94)  LincolnCounty(34) Lincoln County (34)  LinnCounty(5) Linn County (5)
Eugene is the county seat for Lane County
Blue River is in Lane County
      Lane County (85)  
      Benton County (40)  
      Deschutes County (63)  
      Douglas County (28)  
      Klamath County (94)  
      Lincoln County (34)  
      Linn County (5)  
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1Oregon (Lane County), Blue River — A Fittin' Tribute
When Dee Wright began work in 1910, he did not know where 24 years in the Forest Service would take him. Packing supplies for fire camps, work crews and lookouts; locating part of the Pacific Crest trail; and stories around the campfire all found . . . Map (db m114237) HM
2Oregon (Lane County), Blue River — Dee Wright Observatory
This observation point has been provided to facilitate public enjoyment of the unusual and interesting combination of historical and geological features nearby. The development was planned and supervised by the Willamette National Forest and . . . Map (db m114229) HM
3Oregon (Lane County), Blue River — Old Wagon Road
This is a portion of the McKenzie Salt Springs and Deschutes Wagon Road constructed during the period 1866-1872. The route across these lava fields was rough and torturous. However it was 1,000 feet lower in elevation than the older Scott Trail . . . Map (db m114227) HM
4Oregon (Lane County), Blue River — Pioneer Mailman
On the knoll behind this sign once stood a rustic cabin in which pioneer mailman John Templeton Craig died in December 1877. Craig, who was 56, had been employed to carry the mail between McKenzie Bridge and Camp Polk, near Sisters. While . . . Map (db m114234) HM
5Oregon (Lane County), Blue River — Scott Road
In 1862 Felix Scott led a crew of 50 men who blazed a trail across the Cascade Mountains following an old Indian trail which skirted lava flows. Scott hoped to use the new route to take supplies to gold fields in Idaho. His trail was . . . Map (db m114245) HM
6Oregon (Lane County), Blue River — Wisely Reasoned
I was hired as a stone mason LEM for the Civilian Conservation Corps. What’s a LEM you ask? Local Experienced Men. Know all ‘bout stone masonry and it was wisely reasoned to pepper experienced man about the young Corps enrollees. They’re . . . Map (db m114238) HM
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Oct. 5, 2022