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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM25L7_grinding-rock_Oregon-City-OR.html
Native Americans are understood to have used this large rock for grinding acorns, nuts, or grains, and preparing other foods. The several holes are evidence of long term use. This rock may have been close to Native American encampments located nea…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM25L6_baker-site_Oregon-City-OR.html
The Baker's water supply consisted of a hand dug well located close to the cabin. Likely located by dowsing , there is a strong underground stream easily found even today with a 'water-witch.' The well extended down approximately 25 feet and often…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM25L3_baker-cabin-historical-society_Oregon-City-OR.html
Welcome to the Baker Cabin Historical Site. This is one panel of many that are spaced throughout the site. You are invited to see them all. The Baker Cabin Historical Society is the present day organization founded from the Old Timers Association …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM25KP_the-baker-cabin-overview_Oregon-City-OR.html
Little is known about the first ten years after Horace and Jane Baker arrived in the 1846 Barlow Trail wagon train, and the construction of this cabin. Perhaps, like most pioneers they lived out of their wagon or tents the first winter. Most then …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM25KO_the-baker-family_Oregon-City-OR.html
The Barlow Trail branch of the Oregon Trail formally ended at the Phillip Foster Farm near Eagle Creek. From that point immigrants fanned out, taking several routes to Oregon City and beyond. One route passed this spot on the way up Gronlund Road …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM25KN_area-commerce_Oregon-City-OR.html
Commerce came quickly to the area as pioneers cleared land and became established. Pasture and grazing was common but presented transportation problems before refrigeration and good roads or bridges. The Clear Creek Creamery co-op was formed to co…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM25KM_the-baker-cabin_Oregon-City-OR.html
Horace Baker emigrated from Illinois along the Oregon Traill in 1846 and married fellow emigrant Jane Hatten in 1852. The Bakers claimed 640 acres and built this cabin by 1856. The Baker Cabin is one of the oldest log structure in the state, and i…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM25KL_baker-cabin-pioneer-church_Oregon-City-OR.html
This marker is located on the grounds of Baker Cabin Historical Site. ¬†Oregon Trail emigrants left established homes and farms in the East to start anew in the wilderness that was the Oregon Country. ¬†Emigrants packed simple farm wagons with en…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM25K3_end-of-the-oregon-trail_Oregon-City-OR.html
Here the Pioneers Ended Their Journey West. Abernethy Green is the Official End of the Oregon Trail, As Designated by the U.S. Congress In 1978. Placed in Honor of the Pioneer Achievements of Dan Fowler Oregon City Mayor 199…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM25K2_end-of-the-oregon-trail_Oregon-City-OR.html
Oregon City, Western Terminus of the Oregon Trail (about 2200 miles from Independence, MO) Here at Abernethy Green in the fall of 1845, members of the Barlow-Palmer-Rector Wagon Train entered Oregon City as best they could. Pioneering a roa…
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