LEGACY SIGN - Craigie Point
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Volcanoguy
N 44° 35.230 W 123° 57.555
10T E 423855 N 4937539
UPDATED 9/23/2017 - A former sign is along the road from Toledo to Newport along the north shore of Yaquina Bay.
Waymark Code: WM14B4
Location: Oregon, United States
Date Posted: 01/10/2007
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member TheBeanTeam
Views: 16

UPDATED 9/23/2017 - This sign was along the road from Toledo to Newport along the north shore of Yaquina Bay.

Marker Name: Craigie Point
Marker Text: James Craigie (1813-1895) came to America in 1834 from Scotland to work for the Hudson’s Bay Co. In 1845 he married Mary Ann, the daughter of a Bannock Indian chief. In 1866 he moved his family here and established a 42-acre land claim. Mary Ann died shortly after the move. Their home site was across the bay on land now called Craigie Point. The couple’s daughters, Mary, Jane, and Rachel, are well known in this area’s history.

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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