Eugene Skinner Monument
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TheBeanTeam
N 44° 03.497 W 123° 05.836
10T E 492209 N 4878350
Monument marking the approximate location of Eugene Skinners cabin. First settler in what is now known as Eugene Oregon.
Waymark Code: WM93K
Location: Oregon, United States
Date Posted: 03/17/2006
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member TheBeanTeam
Views: 120

This historic marker sits just to the west of the Skinner's Butte Columns. Skinner's Butte itself has some interesting history which is chronicled in a nearby Waymark called Willamette St. Overlook, Skinners Butte Cross.

Marker Text:
Top Plaque:

This marker placed in honor of Eugene Skinner Early settler of this region for whom The City of Eugene and Skinner Butte is named. According to tradition, Skinner built the Areas first cabin near this site, ca 1846
Marker placed by Oregon Lewis and Clark Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution 2001

Bottom Plaque:

Skinner Monument Designed and built By the Rotary Club Of Eugene, May 1999

Historic Topic: Pioneer

Group Responsible for placement: Other

Marker Type: City

Region: Willamette Valley

County: Lane

Web link to additional information: [Web Link]

State of Oregon Historical Marker "Beaver Board": Not listed

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