Ojalla Bridge
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Volcanoguy
N 44° 45.830 W 123° 54.867
10T E 427631 N 4957122
This history sign is located at the south end of the Ojalla Bridge on Ore. Hwy. 229.
Waymark Code: WMCYVQ
Location: Oregon, United States
Date Posted: 10/27/2011
Published By:Groundspeak Regular Member silverquill
Views: 2

Marker Name: Ojalla Bridge
Marker Text: Ojalla bridge stands on land that once belonged to George Stanton, a Yacona (Yaquina) Indian. Finnish immigrants Mattias and Aliina Ojalla purchased the property in 1907. The bridge carries the name of this Lincoln County Pioneer family.
The first bridge on this site was destroyed by flood after the Valsetz Dam broke in 1921. The present bridge, constructed in 1946, is the third to cross the river at this site.

Historic Topic: Modern Age 1900 to date

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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