Old Oregon trail marker

Title
Old Oregon trail marker
LC Subject
Historical markers Weatherford, W. W., 1844-1926
Description
"This marks the crossing of the Old Oregon Trail used by pioneers and settlers of the Oregon Territory." "This marker in honor of W. W. Weatherford, 1844-1926 who followed this route across the plains at the age of 17 driving oxen and walking barefoot. He later settled on Shuttler Flat, five miles south of this marker and was the first to engage in wheat farming in Gilliam County. Erected by M. Weatherford."
Work Type
gelatin silver prints
Location
Gilliam County >> Oregon
Identifier
HC411
Rights
Rights Reserved - Free Access
Rights Holder
OSU Special Collections & Archives Research Center
Local Collection Name
Harriet's Photograph Collection, 1868-1996 (P HC)
Type
Image
Set
OSU Special Collections & Archives Research Center Historical Images of Oregon State University
Institution
Oregon State University
Created
2005-01-07
Modified
2015-02-24