1843-1857The Oregon Trail, stretching from Missouri to the Pacific, served as the most important route for settlers traveling west. As many as 1600 wagons a day rumbled over the famous route. The northwestern most extension of the Oregon Trail was the Cowlitz Trail, which led from the Columbia River to Puget Sound. The Village of Claquato was located on an adjunct of the Cowlitz Trail known as the Old Military Road, which was an important wagon road southwest Washington.
|Series||This marker is part of the Oregon Trail series|
|Placed By||The Davis-Duncan Family, Lewis County Chapter No. 9, Daughters of the Pioneers of Washington, and the Claquato Cemetery Association|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, January 29th, 2019 at 7:03pm PST -08:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||10T E 498335 N 5165443|
|Decimal Degrees||46.64255000, -123.02175000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 46° 38.553', W 123° 1.305'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||46° 38' 33.18" N, 123° 1' 18.3" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling North|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 138 Elm View Ave, Chehalis WA 98532, US|
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