The Oregon Trail Kiosk Tour
Perhaps you've seen and visited the Oregon Trail interpretive kiosks along
Oregon's major highways, and wondered where they came from. They are mostly
the work of the Oregon Trail Coordinating Council (OTCC), headed by Jim Renner.
In 1991 OTCC was commissioned to prepare interpretation of the Oregon
Trail in Oregon for the 150th anniversary of the first major migration.
They staged plays, campouts, town celebrations, even a wagon train from the
Wyoming-Idaho Border. But a more enduring result of their efforts are
the 24 interpretive kiosks OTCC created or refurbished, and four major
Note: Sign layouts have been changed to accommodate the web page structure.