Stephanie Butler is a professional archaeologist with AECOM in Portland, where she has authored hundreds of cultural resource compliance reports. Stephanie received a B.A. in Anthropology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and an M.A. in Anthropology from Portland State University, with a focus on Oregon archaeology and the broader Pacific Northwest. She completed her thesis on the Cathlapotle and Meier plankhouse sites along the Lower Columbia River.
Historic Prineville Roads (1870s–1930s)
Prineville, the seat of Crook County in central Oregon, was established in the 1870s as an agricultural and ranching settlement. The town was platted between the Crooked River and Ochoco Creek, within a narrow valley bounded to the south by a prominent rimrock lava flow. Despite the rugged landscape, …