Mill Slough History - Coos Bay, OR
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NW_history_buff
N 43° 21.948 W 124° 12.737
10T E 401777 N 4802151
A historical marker notes the site of a tidegate built in 1921.
Waymark Code: WMYPY1
Location: Oregon, United States
Date Posted: 07/08/2018
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member TheBeanTeam
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Located just south of the south end of the Coos Bay Boardwalk is a small plaque on the ground next to a small tree that reads:


constructed in 1921
to keep bay water
out of central Marshfield
(now Coos Bay).

The Coos History Museum placed a dozen historical markers along Front Street to highlight current and former buildings and structures that once existed along this former business district.

Historic Topic: Modern Age 1900 to date

Group Responsible for placement: Historical Society

Marker Type: City

Region: Coast

County: Coos

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

Web link to additional information: Not listed

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