Dr. Forbes Barclay 1812-1873
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62
N 45° 21.447 W 122° 36.327
10T E 530902 N 5022735
Located in front of the Barclay house on Center St in Oregon City.
Waymark Code: WMPRK0
Location: Oregon, United States
Date Posted: 10/13/2015
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member TheBeanTeam
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Dr. Forbes Barclay left Scotland in 1839 for Fort Vancouver, (Washington), where he became chief physician for Hudson's Bay Company. He moved to Oregon City in 1850 where he practiced medicine for many years. He was one of Oregon City's early mayors, councilman for 9 years, coroner for 18 years and superintendent of the first public school for 15 years.

Susannah Lee Barlow Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution
Dedicated August 15th, 1948
Historic Topic: Pioneer

Group Responsible for placement: Daughters of the American Revolution

Marker Type: City

Region: Metro/Portland

County: Clackamas

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

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