Fort Yamhill State Heritage Area(redirected from Fort Yamhill)
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Fort Yamhill State Heritage Area
Location:Oregon 22, 1 mile north of Valley Junction.
Facilities:Walking trail (é), interpretive exhibits, restrooms (é).
Special Features:Fort was built in the mid-1800s to regulate the eastern border of the Grand Ronde Agency Coastal Reservation. The fort served to ease tensions between settlers and natives, protect both populations, and control traffic between them. Exhibits and cultural restoration at the park are provided in partnership with the Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde.
Address:c/o Willamette Mission Management Unit
10991 Wheatland Rd NE
Gervais, OR 97026
Size: 94 acres.
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