Big "O"

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Big "O"
Big O Skinners Butte (Eugene, Oregon).jpg
The Big "O"
Location Skinner Butte
Eugene, Oregon
Coordinates 44°03′28″N 123°05′34″W / 44.0577°N 123.0927°W / 44.0577; -123.0927Coordinates: 44°03′28″N 123°05′34″W / 44.0577°N 123.0927°W / 44.0577; -123.0927
Built 1958
NRHP reference # 10000800
Added to NRHP September 23, 2010[1]

The Big "O" is a hillside letter representing the University of Oregon, located at Skinner Butte in Eugene, Oregon. Built in 1958,[2] the sign was added to the National Register of Historic Places on September 23, 2010.[3] Every year, members of the university community hike up the butte to give the sign a fresh coat of paint.[citation needed]

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  1. ^ National Park Service (2007-01-23). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Bezirdjian, Melina (February 2010). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: The Big 'O'" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved 2017-10-16. 
  3. ^ National Park Service (October 1, 2010). "Weekly List of Actions Taken on Properties: 9/20/10 through 9/24/10". Retrieved 2017-10-16.