Located near the summit of the Blue Mountains, it is a station on the Union Pacific Railroad. Named for brothers Harvey J. and Alfred B. Meacham who operated Meacham Station in the 1860's to 1870's.
H.A.G. Lee established Lees Encampment in the 1840's there. On July 3, 1923 it was the Capitol of the USA!
Meacham: A Wide Spot On The Oregon Trail Where the Meadowlark Still Sings
by Betty Booth Stewart, Crossroad Books, Tigard, Oregon
Return to Main Umatilla, Oregon Index Page
WEBSITE CONTRIBUTED BY PATRICIA NEAL