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The Longest Grave Yard
Photo By Vern Bartley

  • Title: The Longest Grave Yard
  • State/Province/Region: Oregon
  • Country: United States
  • Nearest Area: HELLS CANYON
  • Nearest Town: BAKER CITY, OR
  • Brief Directions: ABOUT 10 MILES EAST OF BAKER CITY, OR ALONG A HIGH PRAIRIE NOT TOO FAR FROM THE HELLS CANYON GORGE.
  • Best Season: Autumn
  • Description: HISTORIC COVERED WAGON RUTS MEANDER ACROSS THE HIGH DESERT OF EASTERN OREGON. A LITTLE KNOWN FACT IS THAT OVER 30,000 PIONEERS DIED ALONG THE "OREGON TRAIL" AMOUNTING TO ONE DEATH FOR EVERY 100 YARDS OF THE TRAIL, MAKING THIS HISTORIC ROUTE ON OF AMERICAS LONGEST GRAVEYARDS. *( A LOT OF THE PIONEERS THAT DIED ALONG THE TRAIL WERE BURIED DIRECTLY IN THE TRAIL IN AN EFFORT TO THWART DESICRATION OF THE REMAINS BY EITHER CRITTERS OR INDIANS)
  • Gear: NIKON D700
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Keywords:  BlueDesertsSeasonsMonuments
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