Whittle's Ferry Site Historical Marker - Keno, OR
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69
N 42° 07.628 W 121° 55.783
10T E 588461 N 4664446
Quick Description: This historical marker is located in the parking lot of Keno Store, near the Keno Bridge that crosses the Klamath River, in Keno, OR.
Location: Oregon, United States
Date Posted: 4/29/2012 8:15:54 AM
Waymark Code: WMEAVD
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member TheBeanTeam
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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 on Hwy 66 towards Keno, OR, the marker is in the parking lot of the Keno Store on the right, just after you cross the Keno Bridge over Klamath River.

The marker text reads:

WHITTLE'S FERRY SITE

BELOW PRESENT BRIDGE

FIRST APPLEGATE TRAIL FORD - 1846

ONE MILE BELOW BRIDGE

Klamath County Historical Society - 1974

This historical marker's significance is also referenced in a 'Beaver Board' located at the Topsy Recreational Area not far from here. I will post a link to the Beaver Board here, as soon as I get approval for that historical marker.

*BONUS NEARBY BENCHMARK*
If you're here, you might as well visit a nearby NGS benchmark (two of them) located at the nearby Keno Bridge. Click the link below to visit and log the Oregon State Highway benchmarks on Geocaching.com:

(visit link)
Historic Topic: Pioneer

Group Responsible for placement: Historical Society

Marker Type: Roadside

Region: Central Oregon

County: Klamath

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

Web link to additional information: Not listed

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