The Dalles, Oregon: Pulpit Rock

A natural 12-foot-tall rock used by Methodist missionaries for delivering sermons in the 1840s. Left in place; now in the middle of a residential intersection.
Address:
122 E. 12th St., The Dalles, OR
Directions:
South of midtown, and just south of the high school, at the intersection of Court and E. 12th Sts.
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Pulpit Rock.

Pulpit Rock

Pulpit Rock was used as a pulpit by preachers in the middle 1800s. It became a landmark, and is located in the middle of the intersection of Court Street and East 12th Street in a residential area.

[Phil Konstantin, 08/23/2017]

The 12-foot-tall rock was left in place as the town -- a former Methodist Mission built to convert the local Indians -- grew around it.

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