Depoe Bay
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Volcanoguy
N 44° 48.625 W 124° 03.739
10T E 415997 N 4962439
This history sign is located along the walkway at Depoe Bay north of the Whale Watching Center.
Waymark Code: WMCYJJ
Location: Oregon, United States
Date Posted: 10/26/2011
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 10

Marker Name: Depoe Bay
Marker Text: Depoe Bay is named after Charlie DePoe, a Joshua Indian from the Coast Reservation who, with family members, received allotments of land in 1894 when the Reservation was closed. Sunset Investment Company formed the town in 1927, dividing the area into lots and selling them. That same year the Depoe Bay Bridge was completed. The Depoe Bay Bridge was expanded in 1941. The harbor was dredged in 1950 to deepen the bay for boat traffic.

Historic Topic: Pioneer

Group Responsible for placement: County Government

Marker Type: City

Region: Coast

County: Lincoln

Web link to additional information: [Web Link]

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

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