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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Lakeview, Oregon

 
Clickable Map of Lake County, Oregon and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Lake County, OR (35) Deschutes County, OR (63) Harney County, OR (2) Klamath County, OR (94) Modoc County, CA (42) Washoe County, NV (86)  LakeCounty(35) Lake County (35)  DeschutesCounty(63) Deschutes County (63)  HarneyCounty(2) Harney County (2)  KlamathCounty(94) Klamath County (94)  ModocCountyCalifornia(42) Modoc County (42)  WashoeCountyNevada(86) Washoe County (86)
Location of Lakeview, Oregon
    Lake County (35)
    Deschutes County (63)
    Harney County (2)
    Klamath County (94)
    Modoc County, California (42)
    Washoe County, Nevada (86)
 
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1Oregon (Lake County), Lakeview — Abert RimOregon Geology
On Fremont Hwy (U.S. 395), on the right when traveling south.
Behind you to the east is a steep cliff called Abert Rim, made of many layers of hardened lava flows. This 30-mile-long, 2,500-foot-high, steep cliff is an example of a fault scarp, produced over millenia by great blocks of rock tilting and moving . . . Map (db m112536) HM
2Oregon (Lake County), Lakeview — Balloon Bomb
On North E Street just south of North 2nd Street, on the right when traveling north.
Very near here on a warm spring day in 1945, six people—a woman and five children— were killed by a Japanese “balloon bomb” or Fugo. The group had just arrived for a picnic when they discovered the deflated balloon. While . . . Map (db m147073) HM
3Oregon (Lake County), Lakeview — Chandler House
On North H Street at Center Street on North H Street.
Built in 1905, this Queen Anne style house was constructed by J.N. Watson and Cornelia Bernard Knox Watson as their home. Cornelia Knox was a well known photographer of the Lakeview scene. The house changed hands several times after 1919 and was . . . Map (db m161943) HM
4Oregon (Lake County), Lakeview — Chandler State Park
Near Fremont Highway (U.S. 395) south of Forest Road 3630, on the left when traveling north.
Having been among the early pioneers in this area, S.B. Chandler became one of the largest land owners in the vicinity during that era (1870 – 1930). He ran large amounts of sheep and also some cattle. At the peak of his land ownership . . . Map (db m113811) HM
5Oregon (Lake County), Lakeview — Community Senior Center
On North G Street at Center Street, on the left when traveling north on North G Street.
July 31, 1919 – Contract awarded by the Catholic Church board to A.G. McComb to construct a hospital. Constructed of stone from a quarry near Alturas, CA. Oct. 1920 – Hospital in use with local managers. 1935 – Sold to a . . . Map (db m150594) HM
6Oregon (Lake County), Lakeview — Favell-Utley BuildingOldest Building in Business Section of Lakeview
On North E Street just south of North 2nd Street, on the right when traveling north.
1887 - Joe Frankl sold land to the Lakeview Bank, the first bank established in Lake County. The owners, P.G. Chrisman & Andy McCallen built this building. 1898 - The Bank of Lakeview, chartered in 1897 by Dr. Bernard Daly, Marius Miller and . . . Map (db m147063) HM
7Oregon (Lake County), Lakeview — Heryford Building
On Center Street (U.S. 395) on Center Street.
Constructed in 1913 by W.P. and J.D. Heryford, pioneer cattlemen, the primary purpose being to provide space for the early Elks Club and office space to attract good doctors and business people. The ground floor and basement was occupied by a . . . Map (db m112553) HM
8Oregon (Lake County), Lakeview — Heryford House
On South F Street (Oregon Route 395) at South 1st Street, on the right when traveling south on South F Street.
Constructed about 1913 by pioneer cattleman W.D. Heryford as a family residence. It was maintained in Heryford occupancy until the late nineteen sixties, when it passed into other ownership.Map (db m150593) HM
9Oregon (Lake County), Lakeview — Lake County Historical Museum
On S E Street.
1926 - Building constructed of handmade concrete blocks by Ike Kent as a family residence. 1940-1960 - Utilized as medical and dental offices. 1971 - Purchased by Lake County together with adjoining property for future museum purposes. . . . Map (db m112554) HM
10Oregon (Lake County), Lakeview — Lake County Veterans Memorial
On South F Street (U.S. 395) at Center Street on South F Street.
Honor Roll Lake County, Oregon World War I - 1917-1918 Philip Allen - Harold Neil Foster Fred T. Benefiel - Joe Lanning Robert Raymond Benefiel - Ned Miller Michael Breen - John C. Nicholson Raymond Clark - James O'Connor . . . Map (db m112558) WM
11Oregon (Lake County), Lakeview — N.C.O. Depot
On Center Street south of North 2nd Street, on the left when traveling south.
Erected in 1913 by the Nevada, California & Oregon Railroad running from Reno, Nevada to Lakeview, Oregon. Used as a passenger & freight station. Purchased by the Southern Pacific Railroad in the 1920's. Served as a residence and freight station. . . . Map (db m161948) HM
12Oregon (Lake County), Lakeview — Odd Fellows Bldg.Constructed by I.O.O.F in 1911
On North F Street at Center Street, on the left when traveling north on North F Street.
This brick building replaced an earlier wood structure of identical design. The lower floor being used for commercial purposes and the upper floor as a lodge hall.Map (db m147057) HM
13Oregon (Lake County), Lakeview — Oregon Outback Scenic Byway
On North 2nd Street at North E Street on North 2nd Street.
(Two of the four interpretive panels highlight local history and other points of interest) Panel 1: A Bit of History Named for its vista of the once-larger Goose Lake, ten miles to the south, the high desert town of Lakeview . . . Map (db m147365) HM
14Oregon (Lake County), Lakeview — Post & King Building
On North E Street at North 2nd Street, on the left when traveling north on North E Street.
The “Old Kentucky” Saloon was originally built at this location in 1896 by Peter Post & Jonas King. After the fire of 1900 that destroyed the majority of Lakeview's business district, the current brick structure was constructed in 1901, . . . Map (db m147065) HM
15Oregon (Lake County), Lakeview — Schminck Memorial Museum
On S E Street.
1922 - Building constructed by Andy Underwood Contractor, as a residence for Dalpheus & Lula Schminck 1936 - First museum display exhibited in the basement. Eventually most of the house was devoted to museum display while they continued in . . . Map (db m112555) HM
16Oregon (Lake County), Lakeview — Wilcox Building
On North E Street at Center Street, on the left when traveling north on North E Street.
Original building was constructed in 1901 on a site formerly occupied by the Hopkins Hotel which burned in the fire of 1900. At some later date the building was extended to the west property line. The main building housed the First National Bank . . . Map (db m147058) HM
 
May. 12, 2021