Roads End
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Volcanoguy
N 45° 00.477 W 124° 00.472
10T E 420575 N 4984327
Quick Description: This history sign is located at Roads End State Wayside.
Location: Oregon, United States
Date Posted: 6/18/2013 9:43:40 PM
Waymark Code: WMHBA8
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 2

Long Description:

This sign is located near the entrance to Roads End State Wayside.

Marker Name: Roads End

Marker Text: The nearby beach marks the end of the Old Elk Trail. Indians used this trail along the Salmon River as an inland route for hundreds of years. The area’s first tourists, two couples on their honeymoon, followed this route in 1837. Much of it is now Highway 18.

?In 1894, this land was part of the Indian allotment of Lolla Widgeon. Through the years, the land changed hands and in 1926, a town site called Roads End was platted here.

Historic Topic: Pioneer

Group Responsible for placement: Historical Society

Marker Type: Roadside

Region: Coast

County: Lincoln

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

Web link to additional information: Not listed

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