“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 Echo, Oregon

Clickable Map of Umatilla 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> Umatilla County, OR (69) Grant County, OR (30) Morrow County, OR (3) Union County, OR (12) Wallowa County, OR (20) Benton County, WA (3) Columbia County, WA (19) Walla Walla County, WA (33)  UmatillaCounty(69) Umatilla County (69)  GrantCounty(30) Grant County (30)  MorrowCounty(3) Morrow County (3)  UnionCounty(12) Union County (12)  WallowaCounty(20) Wallowa County (20)  BentonCountyWashington(3) Benton County (3)  ColumbiaCounty(19) Columbia County (19)  WallaWallaCounty(33) Walla Walla County (33)
Pendleton is the county seat for Umatilla County
Echo is in Umatilla County
      Umatilla County (69)  
      Grant County (30)  
      Morrow County (3)  
      Union County (12)  
      Wallowa County (20)  
      Benton County, Washington (3)  
      Columbia County, Washington (19)  
      Walla Walla County, Washington (33)  
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1Oregon (Umatilla County), Echo — Charlie Berry StadiumCharles L. "Choo Choo" Berry Memorial — b. Sept. 26, 1960 - d. May 12, 1999 —
Charles grew up looking down on this field from his home along the golf course and dreamed of playing football here. While he excelled in all sports, football was his lifelong love. Among his achievements: East-West Shrine Team, All-state 2nd team . . . Map (db m111915) HM
2Oregon (Umatilla County), Echo — Covered Wagon Museum
The Wagon and Team Wagons for trail travel were of the simplest construction, they cost $85.00 each. They were light, strong, and carried on sturdy wheels. It was recommended that wheels be made of bois-d'arc, osage orangewood or white . . . Map (db m111926) HM
3Oregon (Umatilla County), Echo — David R. Koontz
David R. Koontz was a born in Gallia County, Ohio on September 20, 1829, and was buried here about September 10, 1852. He was the seventh child and youngest son of Martin V. Koontz, bridge builder and carpenter, and Lydia Rickabaugh. The Koontz . . . Map (db m111938) HM
4Oregon (Umatilla County), Echo — Jack Dempsey
Jack Dempsey, the Manassa Mauler or Nonpareil, held the heavy weight title from 1919 to 1926. However what few people realize is that as a young man he traveled the rails and lived in hobo camps such as one located along the river in Echo. The hobo . . . Map (db m111918) HM
5Oregon (Umatilla County), Echo — The Blockhouse
From our little castle 100 feet square ... we commended operations early the following morning, and are now in a picket, 100 feet square, seven feet high, and have one blockhouse half-built. -- Luke, an Oregon Mounted Volunteer, from letter dated . . . Map (db m111923) HM
6Oregon (Umatilla County), Echo — The Lower Crossing
This morning after going one mile, we left the river, five mile over the ridge we crossed the river and encamped for the day in order to recruit our cattle as they were much fatigued by crossing the Blue Mountains. -- William J. . . . Map (db m111924) HM
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7Oregon (Umatilla County), Echo — Umatilla County Jail
This building was the first county jail built in Umatilla Landing in 1865 & abandoned when the county seat moved to Pendleton in 1868. Joseph Cunha moved it to Echo & use it as a smoke house. Shirley Cunha Snow donated the building to the city in . . . Map (db m111921) HM
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Sep. 30, 2022