Baker City, Oregon

What is Baker City, Oregon known for?


numerous+career

publisher Scouting.org accessdate 2010-11-04 Despite his numerous career-related awards, Hanna was most proud of this Distinguished Eagle Scout Award. His interests also included sailing and singing in a barbershop quartet (Barbershop music).


classical style'

publisher Baker School District accessdate 2012-03-19 Baker Middle School was designed by Ellis F. Lawrence and completed in 1917. It is constructed from local tuff and is a stripped classical style. As of 2011 the building was unoccupied and was on the Most Endangered Places in Oregon list of the Historic Preservation League of Oregon. *Cooley House, Lewis and Clark College, Portland


activities related

publisher National Park Service year 1978 page 10 accessdate 2012-03-17 The National Historic Oregon Trail Interpretive Center, about *Cooley House, Lewis and Clark College, Portland


independent location

transformed animation, dies aged 90 last Buncombe first Andrew date 2001-03-24 work The Independent location UK accessdate 2008-08-17 In 1996, Hanna, with assistance from Los Angeles writer Tom Ito, published his autobiography—Joe Barbera had published his two years earlier. Life and career Bollinger was born in Santa Rosa (Santa Rosa, California), California, the son of Patricia and Lee


culture annual

. About 10.7% of families and 16.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.1% of those under age 18 and 14.9% of those age 65 or over. Arts and culture Annual events Baker City hosts many annual festivals, including the Miners' Jubilee on the third weekend of July, which celebrates the mining history of the area and the filming of the 1969 Lee Marvin and Clint Eastwood musical comedy ''Paint Your Wagon (Paint Your Wagon (film))'' in the city. ref name


national interest

which the Cathedral of Saint Francis de Sales was built in Baker City. In 1952, the name was changed to the Roman Catholic Diocese of Baker. In 1918, Baker was the subject of national interest when the 1918 solar eclipse (Solar eclipse of June 8, 1918) took place and the U.S. Naval Observatory based its observations there. *Cooley House, Lewis and Clark College, Portland


short line

Senator_Killed_In_Battle.htm publisher U.S. Senate accessdate 2012-03-18 The Oregon Short Line Railroad came to Baker City in 1884, prompting growth; by 1900 it was the largest city between Salt Lake City and Portland and a trading center for a broad region. ref name "bluebook" >

as twice daily bus service to La Grande, on weekdays. Baker City is served by the Union Pacific Railroad (UP), originally the Oregon Railway and Navigation Company (OR&N). In 1887, the UP acquired a long-term lease on the OR&N, which connected to existing UP track and the Oregon Short Line at Huntington (Huntington, Oregon).


sports community

School in March. The Oregon East−West Shrine Game (high school football) is held here in July.


quot popular

which the Cathedral of Saint Francis de Sales was built in Baker City. In 1952, the name was changed to the Roman Catholic Diocese of Baker. In 1918, Baker was the subject of national interest when the 1918 solar eclipse (Solar eclipse of June 8, 1918) took place and the U.S. Naval Observatory based its observations there.


current position

between the opposite directions of travel at some points. The road summits at 4193 feet (1278 m) above sea level (AMSL) before descending to the Grand Ronde River and La Grande (La Grande, Oregon). It passes by North Powder, Oregon

Baker City, Oregon

'''Baker City''' is a city in and the county seat of Baker County (Baker County, Oregon), Oregon, United States. It was named after Edward D. Baker (Edward Dickinson Baker), the only U.S. Senator (United States Senate) ever killed in military combat. The population was 9,828 at the 2010 census (2010 United States Census).

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