“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 Government Camp, Oregon

Clickable Map of Clackamas 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> Clackamas County, OR (87) Hood River County, OR (31) Marion County, OR (22) Multnomah County, OR (27) Wasco County, OR (60) Washington County, OR (2) Yamhill County, OR (7)  ClackamasCounty(87) Clackamas County (87)  HoodRiverCounty(31) Hood River County (31)  MarionCounty(22) Marion County (22)  MultnomahCounty(27) Multnomah County (27)  WascoCounty(60) Wasco County (60)  WashingtonCounty(2) Washington County (2)  YamhillCounty(7) Yamhill County (7)
Oregon City is the county seat for Clackamas County
Government Camp is in Clackamas County
      Clackamas County (87)  
      Hood River County (31)  
      Marion County (22)  
      Multnomah County (27)  
      Wasco County (60)  
      Washington County (2)  
      Yamhill County (7)  
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1Oregon (Clackamas County), Government Camp — "Disparite Bad Beyond Discription"Hardships of the Trail
This mountain pass in named for Samuel K. Barlow who opened the first wagon route over the Cascades in 1846 to complete the Oregon Trail. The route was far from easy. Emigrant Isom Cranfill (cabinet maker, farmer, and itinerant preacher) made the . . . Map (db m112383) HM
2Oregon (Clackamas County), Government Camp — "Sumate Prairie"from an emigrant's journal original spelling
Imagine feeding your hungry children and skinny ox teams whottleberries here. Helping you spouse repair your tired wagon for tomorrow's dreaded drop down Laurel Hill. Rain clouds gather around Mount Hood's peak. More storms coming. And they say the . . . Map (db m112373) HM
3Oregon (Clackamas County), Government Camp — A Final RestFor One Pioneer Woman, the Oregon Trail Ended Here
In 1924 engineers constructing the first Mt. Hood Highway discovered a gravesite here. The grave was marked with an old wooden wagon tongue buried beneath decades of overgrown brush. When they dug up the site, they found the remains of an emigrant . . . Map (db m113603) HM
4Oregon (Clackamas County), Government Camp — Barlow Road
First Road built over Cascade Range in 1845-1846 by Samuel K. Barlow (1792-1867) an Oregon Pioneer from Kentucky Wamic -- Miles 32 Dalles California Highway -- Miles 38 Maupin -- Miles 48 Map (db m112396) HM
5Oregon (Clackamas County), Government Camp — Government Camp
Village of Government Camp formerly a camp on the old Barlow Road, the village was named in 1849 when US Cavalry troops were forced to abandon wagons and supplies here.Map (db m112337) HM
6Oregon (Clackamas County), Government Camp — Government Camp
Village of Government Camp Formerly a camp on the old Barlow Road was named in the fall of 1849 when the first United States Mounted Rifles abandoned a large number of wagons here, while a detachment was traveling from The Dalles to . . . Map (db m112338) HM
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7Oregon (Clackamas County), Government Camp — Samuel Kimbrough BarlowSusannah Lee Barlow
There are two plaques mounted on a boulder. Samuel Kimbrough Barlow Oregon Pioneer from Kentucky Built the first wagon road across Cascade Mountains passing this spot 1845 - 1846 The building of railways . . . Map (db m112339) HM
8Oregon (Clackamas County), Government Camp — Timberline LodgeMt. Hood National Forest
dedicated September 28, 1937 by Franklin D. Roosevelt President of the United States as a monument to the skill and faithful performance of workers on the rolls of the Works Progress AdministrationMap (db m112336) HM
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Dec. 10, 2022