Merganser Historical

Merganser Historical (HM1W4Z)

Location: Klamath Falls, OR 97601 Klamath County
Country: United States of America

N 42° 11.158', W 121° 47.376'

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Pioneer village founded in 1870. A rival town of Linkville and the first platted in Klamath County. Named after the merganser ducks on Klamath River. A bridge-crossing made it an important trade route. The town served as a settler defense rendezvous during the 1872-73 Modoc War. Declined in the 1880's.

(formerly Lakeport)
HM NumberHM1W4Z
Year Placed1994
Placed ByKlamath Chapter Daughters of the American Colonists
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, December 7th, 2016 at 1:02am PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10T E 599950 N 4671133
Decimal Degrees42.18596667, -121.78960000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 11.158', W 121° 47.376'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 11' 9.48" N, 121° 47' 22.56" W
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Area Code(s)541
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3033 Memorial Dr, Klamath Falls OR 97601, US
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