“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 Junction City, Oregon

Clickable Map of Lane 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> Lane County, OR (85) Benton County, OR (40) Deschutes County, OR (63) Douglas County, OR (28) Klamath County, OR (94) Lincoln County, OR (34) Linn County, OR (5)  LaneCounty(85) Lane County (85)  BentonCounty(40) Benton County (40)  DeschutesCounty(63) Deschutes County (63)  DouglasCounty(28) Douglas County (28)  KlamathCounty(94) Klamath County (94)  LincolnCounty(34) Lincoln County (34)  LinnCounty(5) Linn County (5)
Eugene is the county seat for Lane County
Junction City is in Lane County
      Lane County (85)  
      Benton County (40)  
      Deschutes County (63)  
      Douglas County (28)  
      Klamath County (94)  
      Lincoln County (34)  
      Linn County (5)  
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1 Oregon, Lane County, Junction City — “The Struggle Has Ended”The Danish Cemetery
Early in the twentieth century, Danish immigrants settled in and around Junction City. Like most immigrants they came to stay and live like other Americans, but that did not mean abandoning their ethnic heritage. As one letter writer explained to . . . Map (db m117073) HM
2 Oregon, Lane County, Junction City — Junction City — A Brief History
Born of a vision that was not to be fully realized, Junction City was platted in 1870 by Ben Holladay, the West Coast railroad promoter. Holladay was building the Oregon & California Railroad south from Portland, laying track on both the east and . . . Map (db m119466) HM
3 Oregon, Lane County, Junction City — Junction City’s First Jail
Junction City was incorporated as a town on October 29, 1872 by an act of the Oregon Legislative Assembly. One of the first contracts let by the city was awarded May, 1873 to Thomas Humphrey to build a city jail which was completed at a cost of . . . Map (db m119412) HM
4 Oregon, Lane County, Junction City — Lee House1872
This picturesque building was the home of the city's first doctor. The home’s one story back part was built prior to 1872 and was pulled by horses from the nearby community of Lancaster, about 2 miles northeast on Highway 99E. The two-story section . . . Map (db m119470) HM
5 Oregon, Lane County, Junction City — Locomotive 418Finnish National Railways — In Service 1904 - 1958 —
Of this type of railway locomotive, only Engine 418 and a sister, Engine 293, remain. Engine 293 is on permanent display at a Leningrad museum in Russia. Engine 418 was built in Tampere, Finland, in 1904. In 1939-40 it saw services during the . . . Map (db m119461) HM
6 Oregon, Lane County, Junction City — Smithfield
Dedicated in 1862 in Honor of Daniel Smith. Pioneer of 1852. Donor of the Townsite.Map (db m117046) HM
7 Oregon, Lane County, Junction City — West Side Old Territorial Road1848-1865
This marks the Old Stage Route and the Daniel Smith Donation Land Claim Homesite 1852 – 1908 Smithfield Dedicated in His Honor 1862Map (db m117049) HM
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May. 29, 2023