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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Grants Pass, Oregon
Location of Grants Pass, Oregon
► Jackson County (110) ► Douglas County (26) ► Josephine County (34) ► Klamath County (94) ► Siskiyou County, California (165)
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| A ford across the Rogue River, 1/4 mile south of this point, was used by the Hudson's Bay Company as early as 1827; by the US Navy Wilkes Expedition in 1841; and by pioneers of the Applegate Trail. Mr. Long built the first permanent non-Indian . . . — — Map (db m112767) HM|
|The Rogue Valley has been the traditional homelands of three distinct language- based tribal groups since ancient times: Takelma, Dakubetede/Taltushtuntude, and Shasta. Tribes shared similar cultural and societal practices, subsistence patterns, . . . — — Map (db m112806) HM|
|Honoring the men & women of Josephine County who served their country in the wars of this century. REMEMBERING the wounded, the disabled, the MIA and POW. Dedicated to those who lost their lives in the Quest For Peace.
World War . . . — — Map (db m118806) WM|
To Our Fathers
1861 - Civil War - 1865
Grants Pass Ore. — — Map (db m112517) WM|
|On this site in 1916, the Oregon Utah Sugar Company erected a large beet factory. C.W. Nibley, director of the company and presiding bishop of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons/L.D.S.), oversaw the project. Nibley's sons, . . . — — Map (db m112529) HM|
|The utmost good faith shall always be observed towards the Indians; their lands and property shall never be taken from them without their consent; and, in their property, rights, and liberty, they shall never be invaded or disturbed, unless in . . . — — Map (db m112807) HM|
|In Recognition Of The
Josephine County Casualties
Of War — — Map (db m113313) WM|
|To The American Veterans
of The Korean, Vietnam,
and Persian Gulf Wars.
All Who Shall Hereafter Live In Freedom Will Be Reminded
That To These Men, Women And Their Comrades We Owe
A Debt To Be Paid With Grateful Remembrance Of Their . . . — — Map (db m113311) WM|
|The perilous last leg of the Oregon Trail down the Columbia River rapids took lives, including the sons of Jesse and Lindsay Applegate in 1843. The Applegate brothers and others vowed to look for an all-land route into Oregon from Fort Hall (in . . . — — Map (db m167270) HM|
|Erected by Charles A. Wing in 1949, upon the site of the first brick building in Grants Pass, which was constructed by John W. Howard in 1886. — — Map (db m91926) HM|
|Joel Perkins was an ambitious young man looking for
riches. Perkins arrived in Oregon in 1844 at the age
of 23 with his mother, father, and four siblings. In
1851 Joel followed wagon tracks from the Willamette
Valley to one of the best spots to . . . — — Map (db m100215) HM|
|In Memory Of
1861 Civil War 1865 — — Map (db m112515) WM|