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Bloomington in Bear Lake County, Idaho — The American West (Mountains)
 

Bloomington

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, August 9, 2019
1. Bloomington Marker
Inscription.  In Spring 1864 Miranda Campbell and sons, Warren and David; John B. Dunn and family arrived here. Others followed, dug irrigation canals, surveyed townsites into 1 acre lots. By Fall, 40 one-room log homes, also 16 x 20 ft. log schoolhouse with huge fireplace, were built, James H. Hart -- Geoge Osmon, teachers. Presiding Elder branch Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, David B. Dille. Ward organized 1877, William Hulme, Bishop. Atop this monument is the pioneer curfew and school bell.
 
Erected 1971 by Daughters of Utah Pioneers, Bloomington Camp. (Marker Number 380.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of Utah Pioneers marker series.
 
Location. 42° 11.276′ N, 111° 24.27′ W. Marker is in Bloomington, Idaho, in Bear Lake County. Marker is at the intersection of West Canyon Street and West 1st Street, on the right when traveling west on West Canyon Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 West Canyon Street, Bloomington ID 83223, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow
Bloomington Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 9, 2019
2. Bloomington Marker
flies. British Settlers (approx. 0.3 miles away); Thomas Sleight Cabin (approx. 2 miles away); Our First Church (approx. 2 miles away); Paris (approx. 2.6 miles away); Charles Coulson Rich (approx. 2.6 miles away); Paris Tabernacle (approx. 2.6 miles away); St. Charles (approx. 5.2 miles away); Gutzon Borglum Monument (approx. 5.3 miles away).
 
More about this marker. This marker is located at the Bloomington Recreation Hall.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on September 26, 2019. This page originally submitted on September 26, 2019, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 43 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 26, 2019, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.
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