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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM22LB_tower-rock-william-clarks-clift_Carmen-ID.html
Sixty million years ago, you wouldn't have recognized this place. There were no high mountains, no deep canyons. Streams meandered through a landscape of broad valleys and low hills that may have resembled Kentucky's Cumberland Valley. The rocks…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM22LA_historic-lemhi-co_Carmen-ID.html
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 …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM22L4_tower-creek_Carmen-ID.html
Captain Clark, after viewing the Continental Divide on August 22, 1805, remarked, "... we set out early passed a small creek on the right at 1 mile and the points of four mountains verry steep, high, and rockey. The assent of three was so ste…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM22L3_william-clarks-campsite-august-21-and-25-1805_Carmen-ID.html
William Clark's reconnaissance party camped here on their way down the Salmon River on August 21. They returned on the 25th, convinced that the canyon was impassable. Clark's hunters saw deer and elk, but not close enough to chance a shot. "Old…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM14NE_fort-bonneville_Carmen-ID.html
In a grove of cottonwoods across the river, Capt. B.L.E. Bonneville established a winter fur trade post. Sept. 26, 1832. His fort, described by a rival trapper as "a miserable establishment" - - -"consisted of several log cabins, low, badly constr…
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