Category: History

Exploring history online with interactive maps

Looking to travel throughout southern Oregon or elsewhere and interested in historical markers of the area? Do it online via many websites that now contain interactive maps one can click on to discover a marker nearby.

Revolutionary War and War of 1812 Veteran Graves on the West Coast

Blog updated 12/3/2017 As an avid lover of history, visiting old cemeteries is one of my favorite hobbies when passing through historic towns in my travels along the West Coast. Cemeteries contain a wealth of history, in the names of internments buried within or…

E Clampus Vitus Markers of Southern Oregon and Northern California

*Blog updated 12/24/17* If you are a fan of historical markers and have traveled throughout the West Coast, particularly in Oregon, California and Nevada, you may have noticed some of them were monumented by an organization under the name ‘E Clampus Vitus,’ more formerly known as…

Klamath County Historical Markers

As a lifetime resident of Klamath County (City of Klamath Falls to be exact) I’ve taken a newfound interest in the local history in recent years, much thanks to a labor-intensive hobby of mine via Waymarking.com. What is Waymarking you might ask? It’s a…

Oregon Pacific Highway 1913-1926

I love history. I have recently became fascinated with the historic basalt mileposts in Portland, OR that dot Base Line Road (now known as Stark Street) and other original roads leading north, south and possible west of Portland, OR. I took a trip to Portland…