Klamath County's First White Settler - Klamath County, OR
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NW_history_buff
N 42° 15.103 W 121° 51.298
10T E 594454 N 4678359
Quick Description: This historical marker is located just off of Lakeshore Drive, heading west.
Location: Oregon, United States
Date Posted: 4/23/2012 6:41:04 PM
Waymark Code: WME9TE
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member TheBeanTeam
Views: 4

Long Description:
This historical marker is part of a series of historical markers located all around Klamath County and commissioned by the Klamath County Historical Society.

Directions to historical marker: If you're traveling W/NW along Lakeshore Drive, you will come to two gravel parking area on left side of the road (also a school bus turnaround). The marker is on the right side of the road, on a gravel turnoff that leads to a gate. You can park on the left and walk across the road to the historical marker.

The marker text reads:

KLAMATH COUNTY'S FIRST WHITE SETTLER

Wendolen Nus occupied this site in 1866-1867.
Nus was a civilian casualty at the beginning of the Modoc War

Klamath County Historical Landmark Commission
Klamath County Historical Society 1990-R.H.C.T.

When you look behind this historical marker, you will notice that the area looks as though there was once a homestead that existed here at one time. A great little piece of history about Klamath County.

*BONUS NEARBY WAYMARK*
If you're here, you might as well visit a nearby waymark only 25 ft from the historical marker. Click the link below to visit and log a USGS bench mark!

http://www.waymarking.com/waymarks/WME9T2_USGS_Station_Mark_F280_Klamath_Falls_OR

Historic Topic: Pioneer

Group Responsible for placement: Historical Society

Marker Type: Roadside

Region: Central Oregon

County: Klamath

Web link to additional information: [Web Link]

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

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