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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Wolf Creek

 
Clickable Map of Josephine 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 Josephine County, OR (34) Curry County, OR (11) Douglas County, OR (26) Jackson County, OR (107) Del Norte County, CA (11) Siskiyou County, CA (165)  JosephineCounty(34) Josephine County (34)  CurryCounty(11) Curry County (11)  DouglasCounty(26) Douglas County (26)  JacksonCounty(107) Jackson County (107)  DelNorteCountyCalifornia(11) Del Norte County (11)  SiskiyouCounty(165) Siskiyou County (165)
Wolf Creek, Oregon and Vicinity
    Josephine County (34)
    Curry County (11)
    Douglas County (26)
    Jackson County (107)
    Del Norte County, California (11)
    Siskiyou County, California (165)
 
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1Oregon (Josephine County), Wolf Creek — "Grave Creek"How it got its name
In 1846 the Crowley Family arrived in the valley with the first wagon train over the Applegate Trail. Martha Leland Crowley, a daughter, succumbed to typhoid fever at the age of 16. She was buried here in a casket made of timber boards from some . . . — Map (db m114481) HM
2Oregon (Josephine County), Wolf Creek — A-90 — Applegate Trail - Grave Creek
"Move one mile to camp (on Grave Creek), having none last night, and spent the day burying Mr. Cowley's daughter (Martha), who died yesterday evening, age about 14 years." - Virgil K. Pringle, Oct. 19, 1846 — Map (db m112854) HM
3Oregon (Josephine County), Wolf Creek — Canyon CreekOregon History
The narrow gorge of Canyon Creek has long served as a travel corridor. Native Americans likely trekked this canyon for thousands of years. Alexander McLeod of the Hudson's Bay Company provided the first written account of the route in 1829, while . . . — Map (db m112856) HM
4Oregon (Josephine County), Wolf Creek — Early Traveler Accommodations
Between 1846 and 1856 the Applegate Trail through Josephine County became a major travel corridor for settles, miners, freighters and those trekking between Oregon and California. Where the well-traveled route crossed the valley of Wolf Creek, a . . . — Map (db m114479) HM
5Oregon (Josephine County), Wolf Creek — Feeble, Hungry, and Haggard
Generations of Oregon school children learned the lyrics of a song: "Hurry up oh pioneers, your faithful little band must never fail." Applegate Trail emigrants struggled to follow this advice, but the mountainous terrain of northern . . . — Map (db m153823) HM
6Oregon (Josephine County), Wolf Creek — GOLD!
(Three panels are located at this information kiosk:) Imagine carrying just a backpack and a pick and hearing the shouts of "Gold!" as they rang through this valley. It's 1851. You've traveled hundreds of miles to make your . . . — Map (db m115245) HM
7Oregon (Josephine County), Wolf Creek — Golden
Established in 1890, this mining town was unique in Western annals in that it had two churches and no saloons. The miners went to Placer off Grave Creek for "refreshments". Rev. William Ruble, leader of a group commonly known as "Campbellites" . . . — Map (db m114516) HM
8Oregon (Josephine County), Wolf Creek — The Applegate TrailSouthern Route to Oregon
In 1846, Jesse Applegate and fourteen others from near Dallas, Oregon, established a trail south from the Williamette Valley and east to Fort Hall. This route offered emigrants an alternative to the perilous “last leg” of the Oregon . . . — Map (db m63155) HM
9Oregon (Josephine County), Wolf Creek — The Applegate Trail
Jesse and Lindsay Applegate, members of the first wave of Oregon Trail emigrants, watched their ten-year old sons drown in the Columbia River when a boat overturned in the rapids near The Dalles in 1843. Once their families were settled, the . . . — Map (db m114483) HM
10Oregon (Josephine County), Wolf Creek — The Applegate TrailSouthern Route to Oregon
In 1846, Jesse Applegate and fourteen others from near Dallas, Oregon, established a trail south from the Willamette Valley and east to Fort Hall. This route offered emigrants an alternative to the perilous "last leg" of the Oregon Trail down the . . . — Map (db m114488) HM
11Oregon (Josephine County), Wolf Creek — Wolf Creek TavernWolf Creek Inn
Wolf Creek Tavern was built c. 1883 by Henry Smith, a highly successful and influential local entrepreneur. The establishment of the hotel, mercantile and post office occurred at the time the Oregon and California Railroad was being completed in . . . — Map (db m47204) HM
 
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