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44502 SILVER CRK RD, Sumpter, OR 97877
73.54 m/l acres of hunting haven! This property is gated, surrounded by national forest and near Baldy Lake.
Main ST, Granite, OR 97877
Great little get-a-way spot in Granite. Off gride 12'x16' +/- cabin in good shape and ready to make your own. Property is .67 acres and is buildable. Septic with DEQ approval, well and power will need to be developed if more ammenities are wanted. Get your hunting buddies or family members together and make this your new base camp.
FS 6550-299 RD #100, Sumpter, OR 97877
Fantastic views and seclusion is what you find when you get this great 10 acre +/- off grid property. Access by motor vehicle, side by side, ATV and snowmobile in the winter months. Includes a Vintage Travel Trailer to sleep in, two storage sheds, and a New 30'x36' +/- Shop with cement floor, a water storage tank, solar panels for some power and a New Out House.
910 NE BADGER ST, Sumpter, OR 97877
Rare opportunity to own a newer home in pristine condition. Includes adjoining large lot bordering on the Wallowa Whitman National Forest ready to build with all utilities. Year around recreation from you front door directly leading into the National Forest with 370+ miles of off road/snowmobile trails. Relax on your deck as you take in an unobstructed view of the Elkhorn Mts.
232 MILL ST, Sumpter, OR 97877
Here is a rare opportunity to own both commercial and residential property Historic downtown Sumpter. Includes a 2 story, 2 bed/1 bath home with great potential, the old Black Market Store and other out buildings all on a 115'x100' +/- lot. There is an additional groomed 100'x115' +/- lot included behind the house. Property sold as is. Bring your ideas, open up shop and live next door.
Granite ST, Sumpter, OR 97877
Bring your camp trailer or RV and your toys and park and play. Miles of AVT, UTV and Snowmobile trails to ride on. Mountain and pond views. Lot size is 100'x105' +/-. Power available, city water and sewer currently not available.
41365 GRANITE HILL RD, Sumpter, OR 97877
Fantastic mountain property on 47 +/- acres surrounded by national forest. With large horse barn, great log cabin and several out buildings. Spring water, solar power and much more. Get your friends and family together and make this your new get-a-way compound. Recreational activities are endless. Winter access by snowmobile. Call today to set up a time to see this beautiful property.
36836 WHITNEY RD, Sumpter, OR 97877
Rare chance to own a piece of history in Eastern Oregon. House was built in 1910 and has 2 bed, 2 bath, solar power with inverter system, well, and out house on .80 acres +/-. The original Whitney Jail and Livery Stable sit on property and additional outbuildings. Beautiful territorial views of the Elkhorn Mountains.
0 Cracker Creek RD, Sumpter, OR 97877
60.01+/- acre tract in the Elkhorn Mountains with deeded mining claim. Access this great mining/recreational tract via the ATV trails north of Bourne. Arrive on-site and enjoy breathtaking high mountain views of the Sumpter Valley. Enjoy mining, camping and hunting deer and elk on your own private piece of eastern Oregon.
180 MILL ST, Sumpter, OR 97877
Fantastic Business Opportunity in Historical Downtown Sumpter. Your chance to own a well established local watering hole with proven income and room for more growth. Restaurant seats 32, tavern seats 20 plus 19 bar stools with small stage for entertainment, pool table and much more. Serious buyers with proof of funds or pre-approval letter need apply.
40810 SPAULDING RIDGE RD, Sumpter, OR 97877
1 of a kind Eastern Oregon property. Custom construction blended with seclusion and privacy are the corner stones of this Sumpter property. Log home that spares no expense, custom kitchen with top of the line appliances, Cathedral style ceilings that expand the interior living space. All this on a private acreage property where you feel alone on the side of a mountain.
0 Fruit Creek, Sumpter, OR 97877
Great opportunity to own the Columbia No. 2, Patented Hard Rock Mine in the historical mining area outside of Sumpter. Merchantable timber and potential for gold. Fruit Creek runs through the claim. Start extracting gold or just use it for a great private retreat.
08S37 TL-2700, Sumpter, OR 97877
Patented Hard Rock 20+/- acre Climax Mine. Located in the Cracker Creek Mining District north of Sumpter. New road built in 2010, landing and gate. Development work has been done. Exposed vein for 150+/- ft. Dry mine. Free milling Ore. No mercury. Assay run 0-40 oz +/- ton. Assay and production records available to qualified buyers. Sellers are motivated.
41529 GRANITE HILL HWY, Sumpter, OR 97877
Beautiful property with 107 +/- acres, McCully Fork Creek frontage, two cabins, one with all utilities and the other is a bunk house in the trees. Granite Hill Hwy divides this property with approximately 60 acres on one side boarding National Forest and 47 acres on side with cabins.
Sumpter Stage HWY, Sumpter, OR 97877
Formerly used as a rock and cement plant, no longer in operation. Could be developed into a RV Park, Miniature Golf, or bring your ideas and make this great opportunity a reality today.
Sumpter Real Estate. Find homes for sale in Sumpter Oregon, tucked away in the trees and nestled in Oregon’s Elkhorn Mountain Range, lies the historic gold mining town of Sumpter, Oregon. Sumpter has an active commercial district that offers shopping and a good number of restaurants. Sumpter offers some great snowmobiling opportunities in the winter. Sumpter is located just off HWY 7 between Baker City and John Day Oregon.
Sumpter’ is 4,424 feet above sea level. The year-round population of Sumpter is approximately 191, consisting of 190 very nice people and one ‘old grouch’.
Sumpter Oregon is on the Elkhorn Scenic Byway and is surrounded by mountains, rivers, streams, and lakes and offers virtually everyone the opportunity to enjoy many of Nature’s amenities; great fishing, swimming, boating (nearby), camping, gold panning, hunting, snowmobiling, cross country skiing, snowshoeing, backpacking, 4-wheeling, ATV’ing, hiking and exploring.
The surrounding mountains of Sumpter climb to over 9,000 feet, where The ‘Elkhorn Crest Trail’ straddles the rugged rocky ridge of The Elkhorn Mountains. The Elkhorn Crest Trail is a scenic 25 mile trail which begins near Sumpter and ends at Anthony Lakes, home of the best Winter Downhill “Powder” Skiing available. If you are the adventurous type, this moderately strenuous high country trail is a ‘must do’. There are several day hikes along the route. The scenery and wildlife you will witness are absolutely AWESOME!
The post office was established in 1883, with the spelling of the town’s name as Sumter ; in 1885 the spelling was changed officially to Sumpter. With the invention of the pneumatic drill, stamp mills for crushing ore and new methods to chemically extract the gold from its alloys in the 1890s. By 1897 the Sumpter Valley Railway was extended into Sumpter proper. By the US Census of 1903 the official count was more 3500 registered voters, not including women, who hadn’t yet received the right to vote. The Chinese, who had been brought to the area to work, weren’t allowed to vote either.Find homes for sale in Sumpter Oregon. Sumpter, Oregon is almost due west of the Baker City real estate market. It’s tucked away in the trees of the Elkhorn range. Sumpter was founded as a result of the gold rush in the 1860s. In 1862, Hugh Asbury, John Reel, Fletch Henderson, Bill Flanagan, and Dick Johnson were traveling to the California gold fields when they camped at what’s now called Cracker Creek. To their surprise, they found gold in the creek and decided to stay rather than continue to California. They named the area Sumpter after the famous fort in South Carolina. Remnants of their fist cabin, located between McCully Creek and Cracker Creek can still be seen today.
By 1899 brick buildings were appearing in Sumpter and two blocks of Granite Street were paved with planks. Sumter became known as The Queen City. At the height of the gold boom, as many as six railroad carloads of mining machinery were delivered every day, and six hundred car loads of timber were hauled to lumber mills in Sumpter and Baker City. The stage coach arrived seven times each day and millions of dollars of gold were mined. At the peak, in 1900 three was an output of $8,943,486 from thirty-five mines.
The first of three dredges to mine the gravels of the Powder River began in 1913. What is left of Dredge #1 can be seen near the Sumpter Valley Railway depot in McEwen, where its last bucket turned up the rich farmland of the Sumpter Valley. Mining continued until 1953 when the clatter of the noise of line huge trommel were silenced forever.
On August 13, 1917 the fire bell throughout Sumpter because fire of an unknown origin had erupted in the cooks quarters of the Capital Hotel. The fire quickly spread to other buildings, and much of the town was destroyed.
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