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Mitchell Monument

Forest Service Road 34, Mitchell Recreation Area, OR
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Mitchell, OR = Scary town full of Oregon's most unfriendly people

Warning, there is a gas station in town but it's only open when they decide to open or if they feel... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2015
Scott D
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Portland, Oregon
A Most Unique World War Two Location

This is the only place in the contiguous 48 states that suffered direct casualties as a result of... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2015
etweeden
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London, United Kingdom
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12 Aug 2015
“Mitchell, OR = Scary town full of Oregon's most unfriendly people”
5 Aug 2015
“A Most Unique World War Two Location”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Forest Service Road 34, Mitchell Recreation Area, OR
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Reviewed 12 August 2015

Warning, there is a gas station in town but it's only open when they decide to open or if they feel you're worthy of gas. I saw bikers stranded waiting for someone to open the gas pumps on a Saturday afternoon. There's a store in...More

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Reviewed 5 August 2015

This is the only place in the contiguous 48 states that suffered direct casualties as a result of Japanese attack. Six persons died here on May 5, 1945 - 1 adult and 5 children) a few minutes after innocently finding and handling the explosive ordnance...More

Thank etweeden
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Reviewed 5 August 2015

This small monument and shrapnel damaged tree in southern Oregon, about 10 miles east of Bly, Oregon, is the only place on the mainland U.S. Where civilian deaths occurred as a direct result of Japanese attack during World War II. Six people died here (1...More

Thank Edward W
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