Champoeg Provisional Government (Judson) - Pioneer Cemetery - Salem, Oregon
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ddtfamily
N 44° 55.232 W 123° 02.753
10T E 496378 N 4974124
Marker noting a founder of Oregon's provisional government at Champoeg in 1843
Waymark Code: WMK10Q
Location: Oregon, United States
Date Posted: 01/27/2014
Published By:Groundspeak Regular Member silverquill
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These markers commemorating the founders of the Oregon Territory's provisional government at Champoeg in 1843 can be found scattered around the state. This one, on the grave marker for Lewis Hubbell Judson, is located in Salem's historic Pioneer Cemetery. The text of the marker reads:

TO HONOR ONE
OF THOSE
PATRIOTS WHO ON
May 2, 1843
FOUNDED THE
PROVISIONAL
GOVERNMENT AT
CHAMPOEG, OREG.


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Historic Topic: Pioneer

Group Responsible for placement: Daughters of the American Revolution

Marker Type: City

Region: Willamette Valley

County: Marion

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

Web link to additional information: Not listed

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