“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 Canyon City, Oregon

Clickable Map of Grant 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> Grant County, OR (30) Baker County, OR (64) Crook County, OR (3) Harney County, OR (2) Malheur County, OR (24) Morrow County, OR (3) Umatilla County, OR (69) Union County, OR (12) Wheeler County, OR (10)  GrantCounty(30) Grant County (30)  BakerCounty(64) Baker County (64)  CrookCounty(3) Crook County (3)  HarneyCounty(2) Harney County (2)  MalheurCounty(24) Malheur County (24)  MorrowCounty(3) Morrow County (3)  UmatillaCounty(69) Umatilla County (69)  UnionCounty(12) Union County (12)  WheelerCounty(10) Wheeler County (10)
Canyon City is the county seat for Grant County
Canyon City is in Grant County
      Grant County (30)  
      Baker County (64)  
      Crook County (3)  
      Harney County (2)  
      Malheur County (24)  
      Morrow County (3)  
      Umatilla County (69)  
      Union County (12)  
      Wheeler County (10)  
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1Oregon (Grant County), Canyon City — As told by an old timerBoot Hill Cemetery in Canyon City
There are four graves, that of two women and two men. We do not have records of their time of passing, their names, or their individual location within this enclosure, but assume it to be during the gold rush days of 1862-1880. We also do not know . . . Map (db m107538) HM
2Oregon (Grant County), Canyon City — Canyon City Mural
Gold was discovered on Whiskey Flat in June, 1862; Canyon City quickly grew and became the County Seat by 1864. Scenes and Characters from the early years come alive in this 1996 mural by Larry Kangas. This colorful history is celebrated at "62 . . . Map (db m96719) HM
3Oregon (Grant County), Canyon City — St Thomas Episcopal ChurchNational Register of Historic Places
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of InteriorMap (db m106916) HM
4Oregon (Grant County), Canyon City — Welcome To Canyon CityGold Discovered Here In 1862
In June 1862, a company of miners from northern California were heading east over the Strawberry Mountain Range, when one of the men discovered gold on Whiskey Flat, half a mile south of here. Miners from all over the area flocked into the area, and . . . Map (db m96722) HM
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Sep. 27, 2022