Oregon City

Oregon City (HM5HS)

Location: Oregon City, OR 97045 Clackamas County
Country: United States of America

N 45° 21.118', W 122° 36.851'

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Oregon City - supply point for pioneer emigrants was first located as a claim by Dr. John McLoughlin in 1829. The first provisional legislature of the Oregon Country was held here in 1843 and land and tax laws formulated. Oregon City was the capital of the Oregon Territory from 1845-1852. The first Protestant church (Methodist) west of the Rocky Mountains was dedicated in 1844 and the first newspaper (Oregon Spectator) and the first Masonic Lodge were established in 1846.
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HM NumberHM5HS
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Marker NumberM11
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 at 6:39am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10T E 530221 N 5022123
Decimal Degrees45.35196667, -122.61418333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 45° 21.118', W 122° 36.851'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds45° 21' 7.08" N, 122° 36' 51.06" W
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Area Code(s)503
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 719 Center St, Oregon City OR 97045, US
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