Hansen in Twin Falls County, Idaho — The American West (Mountains)
Rock Creek Station
James Bascom's 1865 store and Herman Stricker's 1900 mansion have been preserved as there as reminders of pioneer life in an isolated outpost. In addition to freight wagons and Oregon Trail emigrants, miners and ranchers came from many miles to get their supplies there.
Erected by Idaho Historical Society. (Marker Number 342.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Idaho State Historical Society, and the Oregon Trail marker series.
Location. 42° 32.013′ N, 114° 18.312′ W. Marker is in Hansen, Idaho, in Twin Falls County. Marker is on U.S. 30 at milepost 227, 0 miles east of Rock Creek Road, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hansen ID 83334, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hansen Bridge (approx. 2.2 miles away); Ancient Lake Bonneville (approx. 2.3 miles away); The Desert Bloomed (approx. 2.3 miles away); Rock Creek (approx. Caldron Linn (approx. 5.7 miles away); Shoshone Falls Project (approx. 6.4 miles away); Shoshone Falls (approx. 6.4 miles away); College of Southern Idaho (approx. 8.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Hansen.
Categories. • Settlements & Settlers •
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