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Oregon Historical Markers
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Description:
Roadside historic markers are our windows to the past. They educate us, they make us curious to investigate, or they provide a nice excuse to take a break and stretch our legs while we read what happened here.
Expanded Description:
Any historic marker located inside the state of Oregon can be listed in this category. There are about 100 "official" state of Oregon historic markers known as "Beaver Boards" throughout the state. Add to these the many markers placed by historical societies, counties, cities, federal agencies and other civic groups, and you will find Oregon has a wealth of information just waiting to be found and documented here. You may discuss this category by visiting the Oregon Historical Marker forum thread.
Instructions for Posting a Oregon Historical Markers Waymark:

1. The waymark MUST be located in the state of Oregon. Oregon Trail Markers outside of the state boundries will not be accepted. Plaques specific to locations listed on the National Register of Historic Places should be listed in that category.

2. Provide accurate coordinates.

3. Two Photos: You must upload a photo of the marker itself to the waymark page using either the default photo option or HTML. A second photo of the area must be added to the gallery.

4. Additional photos on the waymark page itself are encouraged but not required. If you do not know how to place a photo on the page using HTML, and would like to dress up your waymark submission, members of the Oregon, My Oregon team will be glad to help you with the process.

5. Provide the text of the marker in the long description. If the marker is made up of several paragraphs or sections include the first two paragraphs or request permission to summarize the marker text when submitting the waymark. An example of how your waymark should look when completed can be found here and here.

6. Do a web search and link to additional information, if it is available, using the optional field provided.

7. All "official" state of Oregon historic markers (Beaver Boards) have their own web page which can be found by visiting Oregon.com. Please provide the link for the specific marker you are submitting as the URL for this field.

If there is a separate marker/sign nearby it deserves a separate waymark. Signs that have different information on either side of the same sign board or are part of a kiosk display are considered to be the same waymark.

Instructions for Visiting a Waymark in this Category:

Include your thoughts and observations pertaining to this location and your visit. Provide any additional history that you are aware of that pertains to this location. If the marker commemorates a historic building tell us what it is used for now or share with us the circumstances of an earlier visit to bring this locations history to life.

Please upload a favorite photograph you took of the waymark. Although visiting this waymark in person is the only thing required of you to receive credit for your visit, taking the time to add this information is greatly appreciated.

Be creative.

Category Settings:
  • Waymarks can be added to this category
  • New waymarks of this category are reviewed by the category group prior to being published
  • Category is visible in the directory
Variables:
  • Historic Topic
  • Group Responsible for placement
  • Marker Type
  • Region
  • County
  • State of Oregon Historical Marker "Beaver Board"
  • Web link to additional information
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Oregon Historical MarkersUMC Indian Mission - Klamath County, OR

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This historical 'T' Marker resides in front of the Williamson River Indian Mission United Methodist Church in Klamath County, OR.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Oregon

date approved: 10/8/2014

last visited: never

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Oregon Historical MarkersRising Above the Rogue - John F. Fleming Memorial Park

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Four placards reside within John F. Fleming Memorial Park and note the history of Rogue River as well as the nearby Depot Street Bridge.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Oregon

date approved: 8/26/2014

last visited: never

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Oregon Historical MarkersCrossing the Rogue - John F. Fleming Memorial Park

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Four placards reside within John F. Fleming Memorial Park and note the history of Rogue River as well as the nearby Depot Street Bridge.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Oregon

date approved: 8/26/2014

last visited: never

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Oregon Historical MarkersThe City of Rogue River - John F. Fleming Memorial Park

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Four placards reside within John F. Fleming Memorial Park and note the history of Rogue River as well as the nearby Depot Street Bridge.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Oregon

date approved: 8/26/2014

last visited: never

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Oregon Historical MarkersMadame Marie Dorion - St. Louis, Oregon

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Historic Marker for an Oregon Pioneer

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ddtfamily

location: Oregon

date approved: 7/24/2014

last visited: never

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Oregon Historical MarkersHerbert Hoover Boyhood Home - Salem, Oregon

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Marker noting a boyhood home of future President Herbert Hoover

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ddtfamily

location: Oregon

date approved: 7/24/2014

last visited: never

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Oregon Historical MarkersOregon Bounty: By Crate or Can - Salem, Oregon

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Agriculture-related Historical marker in West Salem on Edgewater Street

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ddtfamily

location: Oregon

date approved: 7/9/2014

last visited: never

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Oregon Historical MarkersGo West, Young Man! - Salem, Oregon

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Historical marker by the old West Salem City Hall

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ddtfamily

location: Oregon

date approved: 7/8/2014

last visited: never

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Oregon Historical MarkersWillamette National Cemetery Medal of Honor Citation: Larry G. Dahl - Portland, Oregon

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Plaque describing the history of events leading to Larry G. Dahl's Medal of Honor

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ddtfamily

location: Oregon

date approved: 7/2/2014

last visited: never

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Oregon Historical MarkersWillamette National Cemetery Medal of Honor Citation: Loren R. Kaufman - Portland, Oregon

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Plaque describing the history of events leading to Loren R. Kaufman's Medal of Honor

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ddtfamily

location: Oregon

date approved: 7/2/2014

last visited: never

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Oregon Historical MarkersWillamette National Cemetery Medal of Honor Citation: Stanley T. Adams - Portland, Oregon

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Plaque describing the history of events leading to Stanley T. Adams's Medal of Honor

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ddtfamily

location: Oregon

date approved: 7/2/2014

last visited: never

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Oregon Historical MarkersStayton-Jordan Bridge - Stayton, Oregon

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Historic marker at the site of the rebuilt Stayton-Jordan Bridge

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ddtfamily

location: Oregon

date approved: 7/2/2014

last visited: never

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Oregon Historical MarkersThe Jordan Covered Bridge - Stayton, Oregon

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Historic marker at the site of the relocated Jordan Bridge

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ddtfamily

location: Oregon

date approved: 7/2/2014

last visited: never

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Oregon Historical MarkersOregon History: Willamette Falls & Locks - West Linn, Oregon

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Double-sided historic marker at a popular I-205 wayside

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ddtfamily

location: Oregon

date approved: 6/30/2014

last visited: never

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Oregon Historical MarkersOregon History: Dr. John McLoughlin & George Abernethy - West Linn, Oregon

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Double-sided historic marker at a popular I-205 wayside

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ddtfamily

location: Oregon

date approved: 6/30/2014

last visited: never

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Oregon Historical MarkersVive La France Monument - Salem, Oregon

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Historic Monument for a record-producing Jersey cow

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ddtfamily

location: Oregon

date approved: 6/27/2014

last visited: never

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Oregon Historical MarkersOregon's Home Front - Oregon WWII Memorial - Salem, Oregon

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Historical Marker at the Oregon World War II Memorial

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location: Oregon

date approved: 6/24/2014

last visited: never

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Oregon Historical MarkersCamp Adair - Oregon WWII Memorial - Salem, Oregon

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Historical Marker at the Oregon World War II Memorial

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location: Oregon

date approved: 6/24/2014

last visited: never

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Oregon Historical MarkersThe Japanese! - Oregon WWII Memorial - Salem, Oregon

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Historical Marker at the Oregon World War II Memorial

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location: Oregon

date approved: 6/24/2014

last visited: never

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Oregon Historical MarkersOregon's "Non-Battle" Losses - Oregon WWII Memorial - Salem, Oregon

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Historical Marker at the Oregon World War II Memorial

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location: Oregon

date approved: 6/24/2014

last visited: never

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Oregon Historical MarkersOregon's WWII Statistics - Oregon WWII Memorial - Salem, Oregon

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Historical Marker at the Oregon World War II Memorial

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location: Oregon

date approved: 6/24/2014

last visited: never

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Oregon Historical MarkersOregon National Guard Units - Oregon WWII Memorial - Salem, Oregon

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Historical Marker at the Oregon World War II Memorial

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location: Oregon

date approved: 6/24/2014

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Oregon Historical MarkersOregon's Naval Activity - Oregon WWII Memorial - Salem, Oregon

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Historical Marker at the Oregon World War II Memorial

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location: Oregon

date approved: 6/24/2014

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Oregon Historical MarkersOregon Marines - Oregon WWII Memorial - Salem, Oregon

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Historical Marker at the Oregon World War II Memorial

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location: Oregon

date approved: 6/24/2014

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Oregon Historical MarkersArmy Air Corps - Oregon WWII Memorial - Salem, Oregon

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Historical Marker at the Oregon World War II Memorial

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ddtfamily

location: Oregon

date approved: 6/24/2014

last visited: never

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