Here cattlemen loaded herds into boxcars bound for Portland; while cowboys and rustlers haunted saloons.
Railhead warehouses of the 1880's were town down in the 1990's and with salvaged materials the park project began.
With foresight and . . . — — Map (db m111276) HM
(Six panels dealing with the Baker Valley portion of the Oregon Trail are found beneath this kiosk) Permanent Settlers
In 1861, Henry Griffin, a prospector from California discovered gold eight miles southwest of the present . . . — — Map (db m111284) HM
After the close of the Sioux and Piute Indian wars the ranchers of Wyoming and Montana, discouraged in their attempts to fatten the Texas longhorn, turned to Oregon for their cattle. During the spring cattlemen and their cowboys arrived daily from . . . — — Map (db m113516) HM
The first cabin known to have been built in Baker Co. in 1861. Moved from it's original site five miles south in 1993. Disassembled and reconstructed to depict the life of the Oregon Trail Pioneers upon settling in the valley.
Donated to the . . . — — Map (db m111278) HM