Dr. John McLoughlin 1784-1857
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62
N 45° 21.417 W 122° 36.357
10T E 530863 N 5022679
Located on the corner of Center St and 7th St in Oregon City.
Waymark Code: WMPRK1
Location: Oregon, United States
Date Posted: 10/13/2015
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member TheBeanTeam
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Chief Factor, 1821-1845 and Superintendent of the Columbia Department, 1824-1845, of the Hudson's Bay Company, laid claim to and took possession the site of Oregon City in 1829.
In 1842 he had the site surveyed, and subsequently dedicated this park to the public.
In 1850 he filed the first plat of the site of Oregon City.

Marker placed August 18, 1939, by Oregon City Territorial Days Association
Historic Topic: Pioneer

Group Responsible for placement: Other

Marker Type: City

Region: Metro/Portland

County: Clackamas

Web link to additional information: [Web Link]

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

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