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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2C74_settlement-along-the-trail_Bancroft-ID.html
The Oregon Trail was not blazed by the first wagon train of emigrants who set out on the journey in 1841. They were following pathways discovered and described by explorers, and mountain men in the early 1800s - pathways traveled for countless yea…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2C6V_niels-anderson-mary-christoffersen-anderson_Soda-Springs-ID.html
They were born in Denmark; joined the Mormons there. In 1857 Mrs. Anderson arrived at Burlington, Iowa; delayed there until 1859 on account of Johnston's Army, having to be sent to Utah. That year she walked nearly all the way to Salt Lake City. I…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2C68_ruts-swales-and-traces_Soda-Springs-ID.html
As many as 350,000 people and tens of thousands of covered wagons traveled the Oregon Trail between 1840 and 1870. Countless feet, hooves, and iron-rimmed wheels cut and compacted the ground, leaving long-lasting traces still visible on many weste…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2C62_historic-chesterfield_Bancroft-ID.html
Mormon pioneers settled this area along the Oregon Trail in the 1880s. The town was named Chesterfield because it reminded some of the countryside around Chesterfield, England, and to honor the settlement's founder, Chester Call. A traditional M…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2C61_oregon-trail-campsite_Bancroft-ID.html
After the arrival of the first settlers of Chesterfield in 1875, covered wagon trains continued to use the Old Oregon Traill of 1846 which passed this point. Tired discouraged and ill, travelers arrived here from early spring to late autumn. Local…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2C5Y_the-meeting-house_Bancroft-ID.html
In 1880, several Latter-Day Saint families settled in this valley of the Portneuf, naming the area Chesterfield. Nov. 27, 1883, a branch of the Church was organized with Judson A. Tolman presiding Elder. Labor was donated, lumber came from nearby …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2C5W_bancrofts-first-school_Bancroft-ID.html
One block west from this site, in 1894, the pioneers of this area erected a school house built of red brick made and kilned by them. It was one room, twenty-five by forty feet. Cuss Erickson laid the brick, first teachers were Edith Townsend and N…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2C5V_lava-hot-springs_Lava-Hot-Springs-ID.html
Long before white men discovered these springs, Sept. 9, 1812, Indians gathered here to use the free hot water. Except wheen they found hot springs, pre-historic Indians had a hard time getting hot water. The wove watertight baskets into whic…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2C4B_fort-henry-historic-byway_Dubois-ID.html
( six panels are located beneath the interpretive site shelter:) A Region Where History Was Made The scenic routes shown on this map will take you to several historic and scenic landmarks in northeastern Idaho. You will travel through a …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2C2K_central-ferry-station_Blackfoot-ID.html
A log structure was erected one half mile north of this site in 1864, which served as a stage station. The Ben Holliday stages use it as a stopping place as did the freighters who passed this way. Mail was unofficially handled here for more than a…
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