Camp C.F. Smith
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Volcanoguy
N 42° 20.294 W 118° 13.725
11T E 398777 N 4688062
This history sign is located along Whitehorse Road at the junction to the Whitehorse Ranch.
Waymark Code: WMAVCY
Location: Oregon, United States
Date Posted: 02/27/2011
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 1

This history sign is located about a mile west of the Malheur/Harney County Line in Harney County along Whitehorse Road.Marker Name: Camp C.F. Smith
Marker Text: Begun May 1866 to protect Oregon Central Military Road. Abandoned Nov. 9, 1869. Then ranched by John S. Devine. Became part of Miller and Lux Cattle Empire in 1889.

Historic Topic: Pioneer

Group Responsible for placement: Historical Society

Marker Type: Roadside

Region: Eastern Oregon

County: Harney

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

Web link to additional information: Not listed

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