Peter Skene Ogden

Peter Skene Ogden (HM16TE)

Location: Juntura, OR 97911 Malheur County
Country: United States of America

N 43° 45.498', W 118° 3.63'

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Peter Skene Ogden, leading a party of Hudson's Bay Company trappers, camped near here on October 10, 1828. On this Ogden's fifth and final expedition into the "Snake Country," he started on September 22, from Fort Nez Perce (Walla Walla). From here, passing Alvord Lake, he went south to the Humboldt River and thence last to Great Salt Lake, first reached by him on his initial expedition of 1824. Retracing the route on its return journey, the party followed the Humboldt, turned north to the Silvies, crossed over into the John Day Valley and reached Fort Nez Perce in July, 1829. Over 2,000 beaver were taken by the party.
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HM NumberHM16TE
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Placed ByState of Oregon
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Date Added Saturday, September 27th, 2014 at 10:49am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11T E 414630 N 4845574
Decimal Degrees43.75830000, -118.06050000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 45.498', W 118° 3.63'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 45' 29.88" N, 118° 3' 37.80" W
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Area Code(s)541
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5735-5799 Central Oregon Hwy, Juntura OR 97911, US
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