Stephen Meek’s Cutoff
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Volcanoguy
N 43° 58.931 W 117° 14.970
11T E 479990 N 4869923
Quick Description: History Sign about Stephen Meek’s Cutoff.
Location: Oregon, United States
Date Posted: 10/30/2007 6:23:13 PM
Waymark Code: WM2GG5
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member TheBeanTeam
Views: 33

Long Description:

This sign is located in a small park at the west edge of Vale, Oregon

Marker Name: A Stephen Meek’s Cutoff
Marker Text: In 1845 Meek led 200 families away from Oregon Trail seeking a shorter route west. Gold found enroute began Blue Bucket legend. Hardships drove train back to Oregon Trail at The Dalles.

Historic Topic: Pioneer

Group Responsible for placement: Historical Society

Marker Type: Roadside

Region: Eastern Oregon

County: Malheur

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

Web link to additional information: Not listed

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