Old Oregon Trail

Old Oregon Trail (HMQLR)

Location: Puyallup, WA 98372 Pierce County
Country: United States of America

N 47° 11.469', W 122° 17.441'

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Inscription
Front of Marker:
Monument Expedition
Camp One
29 Jan 1906

Left Side of Marker:
This stone is donated by
Gregory L. Meeker
Cousin to Ezra

In honor of Bobby and Helen Meeker who taught their son the love of family and community.
Also donated by Raymond L. Kanter and Janet L. Kanter-Purcell
Direct descendants of Ezra

Rear of Marker:
Centennial Reenactment
July - August
2006


Right Side of Marker:
Seventy five year old Ezra Meeker left Puyallup in 1906 with two oxen, a wagon, driver and dog to retrace the Oregon Trail.

He returned home in June 1908, having pled his cause to President Roosevelt in Washington.
Details
HM NumberHMQLR
Series This marker is part of the Oregon Trail series
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Date Added Monday, September 1st, 2014 at 9:03pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10T E 553733 N 5226650
Decimal Degrees47.19115000, -122.29068333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 47° 11.469', W 122° 17.441'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds47° 11' 28.14" N, 122° 17' 26.46" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)253
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 312 Spring St, Puyallup WA 98372, US
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