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Ashland, Oregon Historical Markers

 
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By Douglass Halvorsen, August 10, 2013
Ashland Cemetery War Memorial Marker
Oregon (Jackson County), Ashland — Ashland Cemetery War Memorial
. . . — Map (db m113192) WM
Oregon (Jackson County), Ashland — Ashland CreekThe Ashland Creek watershed has always played and important role in the human history of this region
At 7533 feet, Mt. Ashland in the Siskiyou Mountains is the highest point in the headwaters of Ashland Creek. The coarse granitic soils on its steep slopes are highly erodible. Management of the watershed tries to minimize the disturbance to protect . . . — Map (db m112522) HM
Oregon (Jackson County), Ashland — Ashland Lithia Water
The Lithia Fountain was installed on the Ashland Plaza in late 1927. In the 1900s, Lithia Water, which comes from the Pompadour Chief Spring, nearly four miles east of downtown, was the focus of a city-wide development plan that hoped to transform . . . — Map (db m112521) HM
Oregon (Jackson County), Ashland — Barrow Station
1st Stagecoach Stop this side of Siskiyous 1859 - 1950 — Map (db m112572) HM
Oregon (Jackson County), Ashland — Citizens Banking and Trust Company Building No. 2 1910
. . . — Map (db m96026) HM
Oregon (Jackson County), Ashland — Dead Indian Memorial Road
Long before the first Euro-American emigrants trekked westward, this road was a trail used by the Takelma and Shasta Peoples as a trade route. With the arrival of settlers and gold-seekers, the trail quickly became a wagon road called ‘Indian Market . . . — Map (db m112524) HM
Oregon (Jackson County), Ashland — Enders Building No. 1, 1914
. . . — Map (db m96027) HM
Oregon (Jackson County), Ashland — Greensprings
Named for its hundreds of fresh water springs, lush glades and meadows, the Greensprings has for millenia been a seasonal gathering place for Native Americans and later provided refuge for travelers. In 1846, Levi Scott and the Applegate brothers, . . . — Map (db m113544) HM
Oregon (Jackson County), Ashland — Historic Applegate Trail 1846 - 1869
"Keene Creek Wagon Slide" — Map (db m112496) HM
Oregon (Jackson County), Ashland — A-68 — Keene Creek Wagon Slide
Historic Applegate Trail 1846 - 1869 "Keene Creek Wagon Slide" — Map (db m112935) HM
Oregon (Jackson County), Ashland — Route of
Historic Applegate Trail 1846 - 1869 First Public Wagon Road 1869 - 1874 Southern Ore. Wagon Road 1874 - 1919 — Map (db m112498) HM
Oregon (Jackson County), Ashland — A-71 — Route of Historic Applegate Trail1846-1869
Route of Historic Applegate Trail — Map (db m113763) HM
Oregon (Jackson County), Ashland — A-73 — Route of Historical Applegate Trail1846 - 1869
Route of Historical Applegate Trail — Map (db m113764) HM
Oregon (Jackson County), Ashland — Siskiyou Mountain Wagon Road
This toll road was constructed in 1858-1860 by the Thomas brothers. It was owned and operated by Lindsey Applegate, 1860-1869, and later by James Thornton and Jesse Dollarhide. It was replaced by the Pacific Highway in 1915. — Map (db m112500) HM
Oregon (Jackson County), Ashland — The Applegate Trail
In the spring of 1846 pioneers settling in the western valleys of Oregon encouraged the opening of an alternate wagon route from the states to their settlements—one that avoided the perils of the Columbia River, and one free of control by . . . — Map (db m128076) HM
Oregon (Jackson County), Ashland — The Whittle Garage
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Paces by the Unted States Department of the Interior the Whittle Garage 1925 — Map (db m96028) HM
Oregon (Jackson County), Ashland — Tub Springs Sugar Pine
Pinus lambertiana When settlers crossed on the Applegate Trail, sugar pine trees dominated this landscape. Native Americans had seasonal camps and purposefully managed the sugar pines, including using a hook-ladder to move up the tiered . . . — Map (db m112589) HM

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