Establsished 1957In the year 1874 on this and adjoiningproperty Captain Judah Parker andpartners built and operated the firststeam sawmill and steam tug on theCoquille River. A year later CaptainParker, with the assistance of thesettlers and farmers diverted theentrance of the Coquille River, thusperforming the first harbor workof the Pacific Coast. This openedthe Coquille River Valley to oceangoing traffic. His foresight wassuch that the entrance essentiallyremains today as originally conceived.
|Placed By||Coos County|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 at 8:17am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||10T E 390740 N 4777495|
|Decimal Degrees||43.14231667, -124.34356667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 43° 8.539', W 124° 20.614'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||43° 8' 32.34" N, 124° 20' 36.84" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 935-997 Parkersburg Rd, Bandon OR 97411, US|
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