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Harney County Oregon Historical Markers

 
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By Don Morfe, June 28, 2009
Fort Harney Marker
Oregon (Harney County), Burns — Fort Harney Oregon History
Fort Harney, on the former Malheur Indian Reservation, was named for Gen. Wm. S. Harney, who took command of the Military Department of Oregon, Sept. 13, 1858. The fort was established Aug. 10, 1867, and became a permanent Military Post. By order of . . . — Map (db m63026) HM
Oregon (Harney County), Burns — The Terrible Trail Oregon History
Weary Oregon Trail emigrants, eager to ease travel or gain mileage, often attempted cutoffs and shortcuts. While many of these alternate routes proved successful, others did not--they became roads to ruin for some and the end of the trail for . . . — Map (db m63032) HM

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