Muriel O. Ponsler Memorial State Scenic Viewpoint

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Muriel O. Ponsler Memorial State Scenic Viewpoint
Muriel O. Ponsler Memorial State Scenic Viewpoint.jpg
Driftwood along China Creek in the park
Muriel O. Ponsler Memorial State Scenic Viewpoint is located in Oregon
Muriel O. Ponsler Memorial State Scenic Viewpoint
Type Public, state
Location Lane County, Oregon
Nearest city Florence
Coordinates 44°10′14″N 124°06′55″W / 44.1706764°N 124.1153975°W / 44.1706764; -124.1153975Coordinates: 44°10′14″N 124°06′55″W / 44.1706764°N 124.1153975°W / 44.1706764; -124.1153975[1]
Created 1938[2][3]
Operated by Oregon Parks and Recreation Department

Muriel O. Ponsler Memorial State Scenic Viewpoint is a state park in the U.S. state of Oregon, administered by the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department.

The land was donated by J. C. Ponsler in memory of his wife Muriel.[2][4] She was born as Muriel Olevia Grant on September 21, 1897 in The Dalles, Oregon. She married J. C., a Florence, Oregon auto dealer in July 1920. She died March 29, 1939 in Florence.[5][6]

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  1. ^ "Muriel O Ponsler Memorial State Scenic Viewpoint". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. 1986-05-22. Retrieved 2011-07-01. 
  2. ^ a b "Muriel O. Ponsler Memorial State Scenic Viewpoint". Oregon Parks and Recreation Department. Retrieved 2012-08-01. 
  3. ^ Multiple sources indicate Muriel's death was in 1939. The Oregon Parks website indicates 1938 which is probably in error.
  4. ^ "J. C. Ponsler". Genealogy.com. Retrieved 2012-08-01. 
  5. ^ "Muriel Olevia Grant". Genealogy.com. Retrieved 2012-08-01. 
  6. ^ "Muriel Olevia Grant". Ancestry.com. Retrieved 2012-08-01. 

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