Oregon HistoryFort Harney, on the former Malheur Indian Reservation, was named for Gen. Wm. S. Harney, who took command of the Military Department of Oregon, Sept. 13, 1858. The fort was established Aug. 10, 1867, and became a permanent Military Post. By order of the President, the Fort Harney Military Reserve of 640 acres was created on Jan. 28, 1876. On Sept. 13, 1882 the President restored to the public domain all of the Malheur Indian Reservation except 320 acres of the Fort Harney Military Reserve. And on Mar. 2, 1889, he restored the remaining 320 acres and the fort was abandoned. The fort was located about two and one-half miles north of this point.
|Placed By||State of Oregon|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 at 9:17am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||11T E 352992 N 4830547|
|Decimal Degrees||43.61340000, -118.82180000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 43° 36.804', W 118° 49.308'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||43° 36' 48.24" N, 118° 49' 18.48" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 5735-5799 Lawen-Harney Rd, Burns OR 97720, US|
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