“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Dayville

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 (25) Baker County, OR (63) Crook County, OR (3) Harney County, OR (2) Malheur County, OR (24) Morrow County, OR (3) Umatilla County, OR (68) Union County, OR (12) Wheeler County, OR (10)  GrantCounty(25) Grant County (25)  BakerCounty(63) Baker County (63)  CrookCounty(3) Crook County (3)  HarneyCounty(2) Harney County (2)  MalheurCounty(24) Malheur County (24)  MorrowCounty(3) Morrow County (3)  UmatillaCounty(68) Umatilla County (68)  UnionCounty(12) Union County (12)  WheelerCounty(10) Wheeler County (10)
Dayville, Oregon and Vicinity
    Grant County (25)
    Baker County (63)
    Crook County (3)
    Harney County (2)
    Malheur County (24)
    Morrow County (3)
    Umatilla County (68)
    Union County (12)
    Wheeler County (10)
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1Oregon (Grant County), Dayville — An Oregon Fossil Rush
“What is it that urges a man to risk his life in these precipitous fossil beds? I can answer only for myself, but with me there were two motives, the desire to add to human knowledge, which has been a great motive all my life, and the . . . — Map (db m114115) HM
2Oregon (Grant County), Dayville — Mascall OverlookJohn Day Fossil Beds National Monument
Marker 1 Shows an overview map of the National Monument with other points of interest. Marker 2 Like Icing on a Cake. "Between 16.6 million and 15 million years ago, eastern Oregon sat above the nascent Yellowstone hot spot's . . . — Map (db m108677) HM
3Oregon (Grant County), Dayville — Picture Gorge BasaltsJohn Day Fossil Beds National Monument
The dark layers of Picture Gorge were formed from seventeen distinct floods of lava flowing from nearby cracks in the earth. These basalt flows joined with others covering much of eastern Washington and Oregon, and northern Idaho, beginning about 16 . . . — Map (db m71521)
4Oregon (Grant County), Dayville — Shearing the Sheep
For most of the year, this platform sat empty and quiet. For two or three weeks in the spring, however, this small space bustled with bawling sheep, sweaty workmen, and grinding machinery. Each of the ten workstations was supplied with sheep from . . . — Map (db m158070) HM
5Oregon (Grant County), Dayville — The Shearing Done
After the sheep were sheared, they went to pasture for the summer, typically a grazing allotment on one of the national forests. Herders trailed the sheep to and from the allotment on foot with the help of skilled dogs, a trip that could take as . . . — Map (db m158067) HM
6Oregon (Grant County), Dayville — Welcome to the John Day River
You are standing in the middle of a lively watershed. Supporting a diverse community of aquatic and terrestrial life, the John Day River is the longest free-flowing river west of the Rocky Mountains, flowing over 280 miles to its mouth at the . . . — Map (db m158071) HM
7Oregon (Grant County), Dayville — Wool Bag Stand
Wool bag stand and bag from the Trosper Ranch near Antone, OR, about 1900. At shearing time each spring, wool freshly sheared was packed in burlap bags for shipment. The cut wool was tossed into the bag. A person, usually a youth, was inside the . . . — Map (db m158068) HM
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Oct. 27, 2020