Oswald West Memorial
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Volcanoguy
N 45° 44.672 W 123° 57.646
10T E 425264 N 5066112
Memorial sign about Oswald West at Neahkahnie Mountain View Point.
Waymark Code: WM13JN
Location: Oregon, United States
Date Posted: 01/03/2007
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 11

One of four history signs at the Neahkahnie Mountain View Point on Hwy 101. There are also 6 information signs.

Marker Name: Oswald West
Marker Text: If sight of sand and sky and sea has given respite from your daily cares then pause to thank Oswald West former governor of Oregon (1911-1915). By his foresight nearly 400 miles of the ocean shore was set aside for public use, from the Columbia River on the north to the California border on the south. This marker is erected and dedicated by the grateful citizens of Oregon to commemorate this outstanding achievement in the conservation of natural resources.

Historic Topic: Modern Age 1900 to date

Group Responsible for placement: State of Oregon

Marker Type: Roadside

Region: Coast

County: Tillamook

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

Web link to additional information: Not listed

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