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Williamsburg, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Idaho

Quadricentennial Plaza

 

—Jamestown Settlement —

 
Idaho Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 17, 2016
1. Idaho Marker
Inscription. Capital-Boise

Lewis and Clark blazed a trail through Idaho in 1805, followed by English and American fur traders. Thousands of pioneers followed the Oregon Trail through southeast Idaho in the 1830s and 1840s, although the first settlement was established by Mormons in 1860. Gold fever stimulated immigration in the 1860s. The state was formed from the Idaho Territory, organized in 1863 when it separated from the Washington Territory.

1805-Explored by Lewis and Clark for the United States
1860-Premanently settled by Mormons
1890-Admitted to the Union as the 43rd state
 
Location. 37° 13.564′ N, 76° 46.964′ W. Marker is in Williamsburg, Virginia. Marker is on Jamestown Road. Click for map. The marker is located near the Jamestown Settlement Visitor Center. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2110 Jamestown Road, Williamsburg VA 23185, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Wyoming (here, next to this marker); Washington (here, next to this marker); Utah (here, next to this marker); Montana (here, next to this marker); Oklahoma (here, next to this marker); South Dakota

Quadricentennial Plaza-North image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 17, 2016
2. Quadricentennial Plaza-North
(a few steps from this marker); New Mexico (a few steps from this marker); North Dakota (a few steps from this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Williamsburg.
 
Categories. Colonial EraExplorationSettlements & Settlers
 
Quadricentennial Plaza-South image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 17, 2016
3. Quadricentennial Plaza-South
Jamestown Settlement Visitor Center image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 17, 2016
4. Jamestown Settlement Visitor Center
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 107 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on September 12, 2016.
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