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Mount Emily Bombsite Trail

This is one of only two sites in the continental United States that have been bombed by a foreign power. During World War II, a Japanese pilot dropped an incendiary bomb on this location. Three weeks later, the plane dropped incendiary bombs near Port Orford. Neither bombing caused significant damage.

The trail extends from South Bank Road, six miles on Wheeler Creek Road to the east side of Mount Emily. The hiking trail continues one half mile to the top and affords a fine view of mountains and coastline.

For more information, contact the Chetco Ranger District.

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Location: PO Box 4580, 539 Chetco Ave, Brookings Oregon 97415 Telephone 541-412-6000

Other History nearby:
Chetco Valley Museum
(Gold Beach)
Curry County Historical Society Museum
(Grants Pass)
Josephine County Historical Society
Kerbyville Museum
Mount Emily Bombsite Trail
Navy Monument Trail # 1105a

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09/10 Coming to The Brookings area
Spring Thaw Mountain Bike Festival Ashland OR May18-19 The Spring Thaw is Oregon's largest mountain bike event.
Azalea Festival Brookings OR May24-26 The community-wide festival includes a parade, street fair, art show, car show, flower & quilt shows, breakfasts and BBQ's