Historic Oregon Trail Umatilla County
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Rose Red
N 45° 40.454 W 118° 49.682
11T E 357623 N 5059478
Quick Description: Weary emigrants traveling westward favored a campsite on the near bank of the Umatilla River at this point.
Location: Oregon, United States
Date Posted: 9/21/2008 3:45:39 PM
Waymark Code: WM4QV7
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member TheBeanTeam
Views: 12

Long Description:
Weary emigrants traveling westward favored a campsite on the near bank of the Umatilla River at this point. On leaving they climbed the same hill the highway now traverses and then recrossed the Umatilla River at Echo 20 miles to the west. In the years 1863-64 this site was a settlement called Middletown composing of three buildings including Swift and Martins Store. Instructions for logging waymark: A photograph is required of you (or your GPS receiver, if you are waymarking solo) and the historical marker.
Historic Topic: Pioneer

Group Responsible for placement: State of Oregon

Marker Type: Roadside

Region: Eastern Oregon

County: Umatilla

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Web link to additional information: Not listed

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