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''[[United States|United States]] > [[Oregon|Oregon]] > [[Baker County, Oregon|Baker County]] > Sumpter''  
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow-kelly.png]] [[Oregon|Oregon]] [[Image:Gotoarrow-kelly.png]] [[Baker County, Oregon|Baker County]] [[Image:Gotoarrow-kelly.png]] Sumpter''  
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===City Hall===
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=== Quick Facts  ===
  
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{{Wikipedia|Sumpter, Oregon}}
  
== History and Tidbits  ==
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'''1863:''' The community was founded by gold prospectors on their way to California gold fields, when they panned gold out of Cracker Creek. The subsequent development of Sumpter was based primarily on gold mining.
  
The community was founded in 1862 by gold prospectors on their way to California gold fields, when they panned gold out of Cracker Creek. The subsequent development of Sumpter was based primarily on gold mining.  
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'''13 August 1917:''' the center of the town was destroyed by a fire.
  
On 13 August 1917, the community was destroyed by a fire.  
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*[http://www.historicsumpter.com/ Historic Sumpter]
  
[http://www.historicsumpter.com/ Historic Sumpter]
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=== Sites of Interest  ===
  
=== Sites of Interest ===
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*[http://www.historicsumpter.com/sumpter-oregon-sumpter-valley-ry.html Sumpter Valley Railway Historic District]
  
[http://www.historicsumpter.com/sumpter-oregon-sumpter-valley-ry.html Sumpter Valley Railway Historic District]
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*[http://www.friendsofthedredge.com/ Sumpter Valley Gold Dredge]
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==Resources==
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=== Cemeteries  ===
  
[http://www.friendsofthedredge.com/ Sumpter Valley Gold Dredge]
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====Blue Mountain ====
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== Family History Resources ==
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*[http://www.oregongravestones.org/cemetery.php?cemID=9 Oregon Gravestone Photo Project]<br>located east of Sumpter just off Highway 7 before entering the town.
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*[http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic/f?p=gnispq:3:::NO::P3_FID:1138320 USGS GNIS] Map
  
=== Cemeteries ===
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=== Directories  ===
  
[http://www.oregongravestones.org/cemetery.php?cemID=9 Blue Mountain Cemetery]<br>located east of Sumpter just off Highway 7 before entering the town.
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City Directories of Sumpter are part of Baker City - City Directories.  
 
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==References==
=== Directories ===
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{{Baker County, Oregon}}
City Directories of Sumpter are part of Baker City - City Directories.
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Revision as of 05:15, 17 September 2010

United States Gotoarrow-kelly.png Oregon Gotoarrow-kelly.png Baker County Gotoarrow-kelly.png Sumpter

City Hall

Quick Facts

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: Sumpter, Oregon

1863: The community was founded by gold prospectors on their way to California gold fields, when they panned gold out of Cracker Creek. The subsequent development of Sumpter was based primarily on gold mining.

13 August 1917: the center of the town was destroyed by a fire.

Sites of Interest

Resources

Cemeteries

Blue Mountain

Directories

City Directories of Sumpter are part of Baker City - City Directories.

References

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