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''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Oregon]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Grant County, Oregon|Grant County]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Trivia Tidbits'''''  
 
''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Oregon]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Grant County, Oregon|Grant County]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Trivia Tidbits'''''  
  
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*'''Aldrich Mountain''', {{coord|44.3773690|-119.4510821|name=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, {{coord|44.3340338|-119.5652517|name=Aldrich Gulch}},  was then named for him. The family name later transferred to Aldrich Mountain and the Aldrich Mountains to the east. Aldrich Creek, {{coord|44.4590356|-119.4505289|name=Aldrich Creek}}, does not flow in the gulch but runs north to John Day River.
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*'''Aldrich Mountains''', a range south of Dayville, Mount Vernon and John Day. Coordinates from west to east: {{coord|44.3934797|-119.4702500|name=Aldrich Mountains}}, {{coord|44.2040446|-118.8732792|name=Aldrich Mountains}},
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*'''Little Aldrich Mountain''', {{coord|44.3912578|-119.4563605|name=Little Aldrich Mountain}}, a summit in Aldrich Mountains range
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