|Offers a glimpse into the colorful history of this rugged area through the stories of the pioneer settlers, the naming of Grave Creek, the discovery of gold, the impact of the stageline, and the building of the railroad.|
|Located in Beautiful Sunny Valley, The Applegate Trail Interpretive Center is a "must see." Enjoy visiting the many historical displays.|
|This authentic covered wagon depicts the story of the wagon trail and it's despair, determination and discovery.|
|In the fall of 1846, the
first emigrant wagon trail from Fort Hall, Idaho, to travel the southern route of the
Oregon Trail--known as the Applegate Trail--camped just across the creek from here. Martha
Leland Crowley, 16 years old, died of Typhoid Fever during this encampment and was
buried on the north side of what was to become known as "Grave Creek".
Visit our Fireside Theatre to see this dramatic reenactment of the event!
Grave Creek Covered Bridge
Drive by and read the story of this historical bridge located on Grave Creek. Read how it got it's name- the Martha Leland Crowley story, in addition to the story of Fort Leland, Indian wars, and gold days.
The Old Town Hall
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CLOSED: THRU JUNE 16th
OPEN: JUNE 17th
THURSDAY, FRIDAY, SATURDAY & SUNDAY
( Closed Monday Thru Wednesday )
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500 Sunny Valley Loop
Sunny Valley, Oregon 97497
|14 Miles North Of Grants Pass Oregon. On The I-5 Fwy. at Exit 71|
TO OUR ANNUAL APPLEGATE WAGON TRAIN REENACTMENT (in October)
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