Near Hansen in Twin Falls County, Idaho — The American West (Mountains)
Herman & Lucy Stricker
Pioneers of Old Rock Creek who built an oasis in a sagebrush desert where all could find supplies and help when needed.
Old Rock Creek
Ben Holladay located a stage station here in 1864. The next year the store was built. Then purchased by Herman Stricker in 1875. A focal point for the early history of the area, covered wagon trains, huge freighters, stagecoaches, Indians, miners and cowboys were familiar sights at this historic sites. The lovely Stricker home was built in 1900 after fires destroyed the first home. The Stricker heirs deeded the home and store site to the Idaho Historical Society in 1984.
Erected by Great-grandchildren of Frank P. Harney, fifth generation Idahoans.
Location. 42° 27.594′ N, 114° 19.32′ W. Marker is near Hansen, Idaho, in Twin Falls County. Marker is at the intersection of Stricker Cabin Road and East 3200 North (Pumpland Road), on the left when traveling east on Stricker Cabin Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3715 Stricker Cabin Road, Hansen ID 83334, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow Stricker House (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Rock Creek (within shouting distance of this marker); Rock Creek Station (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Stricker Store (about 400 feet away); Rock Creek (about 400 feet away); First Trading Post (approx. 5.1 miles away); Hansen (approx. 5.1 miles away); a different marker also named Rock Creek Station (approx. 5.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hansen.
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Credits. This page was last revised on October 25, 2018. This page originally submitted on October 25, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 42 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 25, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.