|Applegate Trail Interpretive Center -
Applegate Wagon Trail
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
Welcome you to Visit Soon!
OPEN: FRIDAY thru SUNDAY
(Closed Monday thru Thursday)
DECEMBER 1st - MARCH 15th
(except for group tours,
call 1-888-411-1846 for information )
MARCH 15th - APRIL 30st
OPEN: THURSDAY thru SUNDAY
(Closed Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday)
JUNE THRU OCTOBER
OPEN: DAILY 10am-5pm
Sunny Valley Christian Fellowship
is Open EVERY Sunday at 3pm
followed by a potluck.
Teachings by Pastor Nick Griffin
At the Old Town Hall exit 71
Call Toll Free: 1-888-411-1846
( We do not provide an e-mail )
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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