Judah Parker County Park

Judah Parker County Park (HM1E1U)

Location: Bandon, OR 97411 Coos County
Country: United States of America

N 43° 8.539', W 124° 20.614'

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Establsished 1957

In the year 1874 on this and adjoiningproperty Captain Judah Parker andpartners built and operated the firststeam sawmill and steam tug on theCoquille River. A year later CaptainParker, with the assistance of thesettlers and farmers diverted theentrance of the Coquille River, thusperforming the first harbor workof the Pacific Coast. This openedthe Coquille River Valley to oceangoing traffic. His foresight wassuch that the entrance essentiallyremains today as originally conceived.
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HM NumberHM1E1U
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Year Placed1957
Placed ByCoos County
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Date Added Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 at 8:17am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10T E 390740 N 4777495
Decimal Degrees43.14231667, -124.34356667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 8.539', W 124° 20.614'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 8' 32.34" N, 124° 20' 36.84" W
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Area Code(s)541
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 935-997 Parkersburg Rd, Bandon OR 97411, US
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