Grant County, Oregon Trivia Tidbits
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- Aldrich Mountain, , Named for Ellery Wood Aldrich, an early rancher. Aldrich, along with his son Elmer Oliver Aldrich, was one of a party of ranchers who encountered a band of marauding Paiute Indians in 1878. Young Aldrich was killed and his mutilated body was later found in Aldrich Gulch, , was then named for him. The family name later transferred to Aldrich Mountain and the Aldrich Mountains to the east. Aldrich Creek, , does not flow in the gulch but runs north to John Day River.
- Aldrich Mountains, a range south of Dayville, Mount Vernon and John Day. Coordinates from west to east: , ,
- Little Aldrich Mountain, , a summit in Aldrich Mountains range
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