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John Templeton "John Tom" Craig
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Birth: Mar. 1, 1821
Wayne County
Ohio, USA
Death: Dec. 1, 1877
Lane County
Oregon, USA

On the summit of U.S. 28, the McKenzie Highway, rests a monument and slab of rock - the headstone of John Templeton Craig who died from exposure in his lonely cabin on the summit of the McKenzie Pass while attempting to deliver mail between Eugene, Lane County, Oregon, and Camp Polk, Crook County (now Deschutes County), Oregon. The monument and rock are a short distance from another rock that marks the spot of the cabin and near the present McKenzie Highway. John was president of the first company, "The McKenzie Salt Springs and Des Chutes Wagon Road Company", which succeeded in cutting a functioning road across the McKenzie route. His clay road opened about 1872. 
Craig Grave
Lane County
Oregon, USA
Created by: Pam Roach
Record added: Feb 15, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 33882277
John Templeton John Tom Craig
Added by: Becky Martin
John Templeton John Tom Craig
Added by: Becky Martin
John Templeton John Tom Craig
Added by: Pam Roach
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