Historical Marker Dayton Blockhouse Oregon
Historical marker dayton blockhouse. was a military blockhouse built at the grand ronde agency by willamette valley settlers in 1856. to general joel palmer. The blockhouse was neglected until john g. lewis of dayton arranged in 1911 to acquire it from the us government. it was moved to dayton’s courthouse square park as a memorial to joel palmer. this marker was funded in part by the oregon heritage commission funding was also provided by the city of dayton and downtown dayton. Dayton will replace their weathered blockhouse historical marker with a courthouse square park interpretive panel. the new panel honors dayton’s founding father joel palmer and illustrates how the blockhouse was moved by horse and wagon train in 1911 from the edge of the grande ronde valley. 76 oregon (yamhill county), dayton — yamhill blockhouse — oregon history — this marker is composed of two panels. this building was a military blockhouse built at the grand ronde agency by willamette valley settlers in 1856. The courthouse sauare and blockhouse and historical marker within it are all dedicated as memorials to joel palmer. in the early 1850 's palmer offered this block as well as certain monetary inducements if dayton was chosen as the site for the yamhill county courthouse. a number of other citizens also pledged money and property toward the con.
New Interpretive Marker Unveiled
Dayton blockhouse in 1856 the dayton blockhouse was built at the grande ronde agency by willamette valley settlers as a military blockhouse. during the same year it was named "fort yamhill" troops were sent to the station. in 1911 it was moved from the grande ronde agency to dayton. Historical marker facts. how many historical markers are there in the united states? we’ve found 129,549 so far. adding more daily. what state has the most historical markers? we’ve found the most in virginia. new york, texas, california, and pennsylvania round out the top five. how many historical markers are there in canada? we’ve found. The ohs has started a fundraising project to install markers at several sites in the city with the goal of having the first erected by next year, the 150th anniversary of the platting of the town of oakwood. “we have a lot of interesting historic sites or places here,” said debra edwards, preservation chair for the historical society.
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