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Historical Markers in Port Orford, Oregon

 
Clickable Map of Curry 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 Curry County, OR (21) Coos County, OR (29) Douglas County, OR (28) Josephine County, OR (35) Del Norte County, CA (19)  CurryCounty(21) Curry County (21)  CoosCounty(29) Coos County (29)  DouglasCounty(28) Douglas County (28)  JosephineCounty(35) Josephine County (35)  DelNorteCountyCalifornia(19) Del Norte County (19)
Port Orford is in Curry County
      Curry County (21)  
      Coos County (29)  
      Douglas County (28)  
      Josephine County (35)  
      Del Norte County, California (19)  
 
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1Oregon (Curry County), Port Orford — Battle Rock
The Tututní people lived along the Southern Oregon coast, including this site, and the lower Rogue River for thousands of years before first contact with explorers, miners, and settlers. In 1792, George Vancouver was among the first outsiders to . . . Map (db m176841) HM
2Oregon (Curry County), Port Orford — Battle Rock City Park
Battle Rock City Park has been dedicated in memory of the ancient people (Dene Tsut Dah) and the pioneer founders of this townsite. In 1850, the U.S. Congress passed the Oregon Donation Land Act. This act allowed white settlers to file claims on . . . Map (db m176821) HM
3Oregon (Curry County), Port Orford — Building Community Cornerstones
Patrick and Jane Hughes' strong support of education and religion helped their children and community flourish. John Hughes The third Hughes son, John, studied in the east for the priesthood and was ordained in . . . Map (db m113408) HM
4Oregon (Curry County), Port Orford — Lifeline to the Past
While you're in the Port Orford area, we invite you to visit three historic sites — Cape Blanco Light Station, Historic Hughes House, and Port Orford Lifeboat Station. All three are on the National Register of Historic Places. Together they tell the . . . Map (db m176850) HM
5Oregon (Curry County), Port Orford — Lifeline to the Past
While you're in the Port Orford area, we invite you to visit three historic sites — Cape Blanco Light Station, Historic Hughes House, and Port Orford Lifeboat Station. All three are on the National Register of Historic Places. Together they tell the . . . Map (db m176952) HM
6Oregon (Curry County), Port Orford — The Pioneer Will ... and the Pioneer Way
Imagine starting a farm from scratch on isolated, raw land, with no running water, refrigeration or electricity. Everything was hard; everything was physical. The family cleared great stands of spruce, rooting out the stumps with teams of horses, . . . Map (db m176853) HM
7Oregon (Curry County), Port Orford — Toward a New Century
As American life modernized in the early 1900s, the Hughes family adapted by making improvements to their farm. When their father, Patrick Hughes, died from a tragic horse accident in 1901, the three bachelor sons took over the farm. The quiet, . . . Map (db m176857) HM
8Oregon (Curry County), Port Orford — We Have a River in Common
For thousands of years, the Sixes River has been a source of food, transportation, and fun for all who have lived here. They called the river and the village at its mouth "Sekwetse," according to Coquille and Siletz Tribal sources. Sekwetse means . . . Map (db m176860) HM
9Oregon (Curry County), Port Orford — Wreck of the Cottoneva
On Feb. 10, 1937, winds over 75 M.P.H. caused the 190 foot steam schooner "Cottoneva" to run aground at Battle Rock. It was in port loading lumber. The captain and all 26 seamen were rescued by the Coast Guard crew using a breeches body. The . . . Map (db m73203) HM
 
 
Jan. 26, 2022