Auburn. Cabin in Griffin Gulch near Auburn.

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Record 985/1101
Collection McCord
Date of photo 1861-1861
Description Cabin in Griffin Gulch near Auburn. The photo is of a sketch of the cabin in which Henry Griffin, who in October 1861 found gold in a gulch that was later named for him, and three others spent the winter.
No image attached. This is an 5 x 7 B/W version of photo 1981.1.2001.

The box at bottom left reads: "First house built in Baker County by David Littlefield, Wm. Stafford, Henry Griffin & G. W. Schriver, on Griffin's Gulch in 1861."

The box at bottom right reads: "Sketched by I. Hiatt in the year 1893."

There are two images attached to this record. One is in color showing the sepia tone of the original print. The other image is in black and white.

Object ID 1981.1.2002
Place Baker County
COPYRIGHT INFORMATION: Credit Baker County Library, Baker City, Oregon

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Last modified on: December 09, 2017