Uniontown Oregon (Jackson County)

Name: Uniontown (Jackson County)
Class: Unknown
GPS: 42.1984581,-123.0442105
Directions: From Jacksonville head South West on Highway 238, at 7.7 miles take a left on Upper Applegate Road. The town site was 3 miles at the intersection of Upper Applegate Road, and Little Applegate Road (towards Buncom)

A post office was opened in Theodoric Cameron’s (or Theodore Cameron,) general store in April 1879. [zotpressInText item=”WNP8V6D6″ format=”%num%”] It served the local settlers at the mouth of the Little Applegate River. Cameron was the only postmaster and named the post office due to his Republican Politics, and Unionist leanings during the American Civil War. The post office lasted until September 1891. Cameron came to Oregon on the 1852 Wagon Train.


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