Goodale's Cutoff

Goodale's Cutoff (HM2IV)

Location: Carey, ID 83320 Blaine County
Country: United States of America

N 43° 22.778', W 113° 43.239'

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When emigrants began to take their westbound wagons along an old Indian and trapper's trail past this lava, they had to develop a wild and winding road.

At this spot, like many others, they had hardly enough space to get by. At times, they could not avoid lava stretches. But they slowly crept along, leaving their road strewn with parts of broken wagons. J.C. Merrill noted in 1864 that "at one place we were obliged to drive over a huge rock just a little wider than the wagon. Had we gone a foot to the right or to the left, the wagon would have rolled over.
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HM NumberHM2IV
Series This marker is part of the Idaho: Idaho State Historical Society series, and the Oregon Trail series.
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Marker Number354
Placed ByIdaho Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 5:41am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)12T E 279609 N 4806569
Decimal Degrees43.37963333, -113.72065000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 22.778', W 113° 43.239'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 22' 46.68" N, 113° 43' 14.34" W
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Area Code(s)208
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1-53 US-93, Carey ID 83320, US
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