Oregon HistoryOregon 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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|Date Added||Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 at 6:39am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||10T E 530221 N 5022123|
|Decimal Degrees||45.35196667, -122.61418333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 45° 21.118', W 122° 36.851'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||45° 21' 7.08" N, 122° 36' 51.06" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 719 Center St, Oregon City OR 97045, US|
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