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Near Gibbonsville in Lemhi County, Idaho — The American West (Mountains)
 

Deep Creek

 
 
Deep Creek Marker image. Click for full size.
By Chris English, September 25, 2012
1. Deep Creek Marker
Inscription. Sept. 2, 1805 Lewis and Clark proceeded with much difficulty up the North Fork, they camped on the west side of the river in this vicinity.

Clark wrote "...we were obliged to cut a road, over rocky hill Slides where our horses were in peteal danger of Slipping down to their certain distruction & up & Down Steep hills, where Several horses fell, Some turned over, and other Sliped down Steep hill Sides, one horse Crippled & 2 gave out."
 
Erected by Salmon National Forest.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Lewis & Clark Expedition marker series.
 
Location. 45° 35.565′ N, 113° 57.833′ W. Marker is near Gibbonsville, Idaho, in Lemhi County. Marker is on Lewis and Clark Highway, Scenic (U.S. 93 at milepost 332), on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Located in pull-out. Marker is in this post office area: Gibbonsville ID 83463, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within 17 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lewis and Clark (approx. 4.7 miles away); In Commemoration of Old Toby the Shoshone Indian (approx. 12.9 miles away); a different marker also named Lewis and Clark

View East from the Deep Creek Marker image. Click for full size.
By Chris English, September 25, 2012
2. View East from the Deep Creek Marker
(approx. 13.1 miles away); In memory of Jeff Allen and Shane Heath (approx. 16.5 miles away).
 
Additional keywords. Lewis, Clark, Deep Creek, Salmon-Challis National Forest,Gibbonsville,
 
Categories. Exploration
 
View S from the Deep Creek Marker image. Click for full size.
By Chris English, September 25, 2012
3. View S from the Deep Creek Marker
View W, Deep Creek Marker image. Click for full size.
By Chris English, September 25, 2012
4. View W, Deep Creek Marker
View N from the Deep Creek Marker image. Click for full size.
By Chris English, September 25, 2012
5. View N from the Deep Creek Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Chris English of Phoenix, Arizona. This page has been viewed 318 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Chris English of Phoenix, Arizona. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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