Antelope, Oregon: Good Riddance Rajneesh Mini-Memorial

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Address:
Main St., Antelope, OR
Directions:
At the base of the flagpole outside of the town's trailer post office. South end of town, west side of Main St., between Union and Maupin Sts.
Phone:
541-489-3257
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Good Riddance Rajneesh Mini-Memorial
A parting shot at an unloved hippie Eastern cult that tried, and failed, to take over the town. Roadsideamerica.com Report...

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Good Riddance Rajneesh Mini-Memorial

The Rajneesh not only targeted the city council with salmonella, but attempted to poison as many people as possible in The Dalles (the county seat) by spraying salmonella on the salad bars of local restaurants. This is considered by many to be the first bio-terrorism attack in the United States. Hundreds of people were sickened in their trial run.

[The local girl, 09/12/2010]

Antelope flag pole and post office.

Good Riddance Rajneesh Mini-Memorial

Many nice turn-of-century wood structures in town. The rest of the quote at the base of the flag pole:

"... The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing." -- Edmund Burke

[Tim Mazac, 11/29/2008]

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In the region:
Shoe Tree Formerly in Redmond, Bend, OR - 60 mi.

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