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Dayton Courthouse Square Park

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Address: 402 3rd St, Dayton, OR 97114-9763
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+1 503-864-2221
09:00 - 17:00
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Old Fort Building in Town

In the downtown, there is a piece of a old fort that was moved to the park in the early 1900s. Really interesting to see for the walls have holes cut into them for a rifle to... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 19 September 2016
McMinnville, Oregon
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McMinnville, Oregon
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is just your average small town park, but it really comes alive in the summer. Because its within walking distance on so many homes, lots of families come when the weather is nice to let the kids play and hang out. Since it's an smallish square with just restaurants and a couple homes around it, it has a homey... More 

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McMinnville, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

In the downtown, there is a piece of a old fort that was moved to the park in the early 1900s. Really interesting to see for the walls have holes cut into them for a rifle to shoot out. It is a really sturdy building, and I had to admire the workmanship of the wood pieces being interlock together from... More 

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Dayton, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

Dayton pulls out all the stops every Friday night between June and August. In the town square, from 5-8:30 pm, there are vendors, musical groups performing and much more. As a gathering place in town, the locals and visitors enjoy the festivities in a small town, family friendly way. Some of the local shops stay open too, check it out,... More 

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Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016

Small park in the center of town. Small gazebo and large trees. Very picturesque! Reminds one of America a century ago!

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Wilmette, Illinois
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2015

We had stopped across the street for breakfast at The Block House (a converted church building - very cool) and, after our meal, we took a quick stroll around the town square to work off some of the French toast and breakfast burrito we'd eaten. It's pretty compact - not a lot to see - but the old fort was... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2015

An interpretive marker describes the origins of historic Fort Yamhill Blockhouse, located in Dayton's city park. Lots of shade offered from oaks and pines, this spot makes a great stop to stretch your legs, grab a bite to eat at the cafes and restaurants adjacent to the park, walk the dog, or let the kids enjoy checking out the giant... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2015

This little park is always a nice change when driving through the Willamette Valley. A little bit of history mixed with the trees and green grass.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2015

If you are traveling by you should stop this a neat park with a cool old building that used to be at fort Yamhill but was moved to this park. This park has nice trees and is a great place to picnic ad let the kids out of the car.

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Zacatecas, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2015

The park is just the way parks should be - good for a nice stroll, large trees, a bandstand for summer concerts, playground area, picnic areas. It is the town square, and the City of Dayton should be proud! It is well maintained. There is a historic fort which was brought over from the coast range nestled under the trees... More 

Thank Chrissey F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2014

This park is right in the middle of downtown. There is a bandstand, picnic shelter, and playground equipment. The community enjoys the park and someone is usually always there playing, walking. Right across the street is ice cream store, Lupita's Restaurant and Blockhouse Cafe. Nice setting. Nice community!

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