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Fort Lane (Oregon)

Fort Lane Military Post was a U.S. Army fort in Jackson County in southern Oregon built in the fall of 1853. The Fort was occupied by several companies of the 1st Regiment of U.S. Dragoons during the Rogue River War. Its site was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1988.[1]

Fort Lane Military Post Site
Hand sketch of Fort Lane, a set of log buildings arranged in a U shape around a flagpole, with a small mountain rising in the background
Fort Lane at the time of its establishment in 1853, sketch by post commander Capt. Andrew Jackson Smith
Nearest cityCentral Point, Oregon
Area25.8 acres (10.4 ha)
Built1853 (1853)
NRHP reference #88001121[1]
Added to NRHPSeptember 20, 1988

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  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.

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