Near Pierce in Clearwater County, Idaho — The American West (Mountains)
Text adapted from Layne Gellner Spencer's "And Five Were Hanged", c 1971.
Erected by Jonathan Syed, Eagle Scout Project.
Location. 46° 28.29′ N, 115° 49.08′ W. Marker is near Pierce, Idaho, in Clearwater County. Marker can be reached from State Highway 11 at milepost 27 near Fromelt Road, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pierce ID 83546, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of Chinese Hanging (a few steps from this marker); Pierce Gold Rush (a few steps from this marker); Boom & Chinese of Pierce (a few steps from this marker); Murder & Vigilantes (within shouting distance of this marker); Oro Fino City (approx. one mile away); Pierce Courthouse (approx. 1.6 miles away); a different marker also named Pierce Courthouse (approx. 1.7 miles away); Canal Gulch (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pierce.
More about this marker. This marker is on a short trail leading to the site of the Chinese Hanging.
Additional keywords. gold discovery
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Credits. This page was last revised on August 11, 2018. This page originally submitted on August 11, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 27 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 11, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.