J.P. Keyes House
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Volcanoguy
N 44° 03.501 W 121° 19.061
10T E 634746 N 4879729
The historic J.P. Keyes House built in 1912.
Waymark Code: WM9NP
Location: Oregon, United States
Date Posted: 03/31/2006
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member Volcanoguy
Views: 10

House is located at 912 NW Riverside, sign is on Louisiana

Marker Name: A20 - J.P. Keyes House
Marker Text: John Pease Keyes was one of the first lumbermen to investigate the stands of yellow pine in this area. As early as 1887, he accompanied Sam Blakley on an expedition to survey timber south of present-day Bend. He went to work for the Brooks-Scanlon Company, and steadily moved up the corporate ladder. Following two years as a pulp mill manager for Brooks-Scanlon in British Columbia, Keyes transferred to Bend in 1912. He held his position as vice-president and general manager of the Bend plant until his death in 1920. His widow, jennie Keyes lived in th home until her death in 1970.
Built: 1912
This Heritage Walk plaque was donated by Bend Chamber & Deschutes County Historical Society

Historic Topic: Modern Age 1900 to date

Group Responsible for placement: Historical Society

Marker Type: City

Region: Central Oregon

County: Deschutes

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

Web link to additional information: Not listed

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