Stephen Meek's Cutoff

Stephen Meek's Cutoff (HM20SK)

Location: Vale, OR 97918 Malheur County
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Country: United States of America
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N 43° 58.932', W 117° 14.964'

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In 1845 Meek led 200 families away from Oregon Trail seeking a shorter route west. Gold found enroute began Blue Bucket legend. Hardships drove train back to Oregon Trail at The Dalles.
HM NumberHM20SK
Placed ByMalheur County Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, August 15th, 2017 at 1:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11T E 479998 N 4869926
Decimal Degrees43.98220000, -117.24940000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 58.932', W 117° 14.964'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 58' 55.92" N, 117° 14' 57.84" 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 Clark St N, Vale OR 97918, US
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