Fort Kitchen

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Fort Kitchen (1855-1856) - A settler fort established 6 Nov 1855 as a stockade for settlers in Coos County, Oregon, under the command of elected Captain William H. Packwood. It was named after Catching Creek but mispronounced Kitchen.

Current Status

Coos County, Oregon


USGS Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) Database Entry: 1851690


Location: Fort Kitchen was located about a mile south of the present town of Myrtle Point, Coos County, Oregon on the south fork of the Coquille River near the mouth of Catching Creek.

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Lat: 43.04556 Long: -124.14389

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