Historic Lemhi Co.

Historic Lemhi Co. (HM22LA)

Location: Carmen, ID 83462 Lemhi County
Country: United States of America

N 45° 14.628', W 113° 53.67'

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1866 - Gold discovered at Leesburg by Elijah Mulkey, Wm. Smith, F.B. Sharkey, Jos. Rapp, & Ward Girton.

Mining has continued in Lemhi Co. with production of $30 Mil. in gold & nearly $35 Mil. in copper, lead, tungsten, silver, etc. 63 mineral species are found.

Aug. 1805 - Lewis & Clark entered Lemhi Valley 20 Mi. So. & crossed Idaho 75 Mi. No. to the Pacific.

1832 - Bonneville occupied valley 4 Mi. No. representing the U.S. in Oregon Territory.
1855 - a Mormon settlement established at Fort Lemhi near the place where Lewis and Clark first encamped: abandoned 1858.

Agriculture and stock raising established in 1870.
Details
HM NumberHM22LA
Series This marker is part of the Lewis & Clark Expedition series
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Placed ByIdaho Department of Transportation
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, November 6th, 2017 at 1:02pm PST -08:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)12T E 272839 N 5014110
Decimal Degrees45.24380000, -113.89450000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 45° 14.628', W 113° 53.67'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds45° 14' 37.68" N, 113° 53' 40.2" W
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Area Code(s)208
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 409 US-93, Carmen ID 83462, US
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