Boise in Ada County, Idaho — The American West (Mountains)
Beaver Dick's Ferry
They cut a steep grade from the Oregon Trail down to Beaver Dick's Ferry, which served a crossing only a short distance below here. After gold rush excitement ended, Idaho City traffic came on through Boise and used a toll road further north to Boise Basin.
Erected by Idaho Historical Society. (Marker Number 359.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Idaho State Historical Society, and the Oregon Trail marker series.
Location. 43° 33.074′ N, 116° 5.93′ W. Marker is in Boise, Idaho, in Ada County. Marker is on Warm Springs Avenue (at milepost 7), 0.1 miles from Highland Valley Road, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Boise ID 83716, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Oregon Trail (here, next to this marker); Diversion Dam (approx. 0.9 miles away); Idaho State Penitentiary (approx. 4.8 miles away); Basque Country (approx. 5 miles away); The Hunt Expedition (approx. 5 miles away); The Fur Trade and the Tide of Emigration (approx. 5 miles away); The Shoshone and Northern Paiute (approx. 5 miles away); Captain Bonneville (approx. 5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Boise.
Categories. • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 22, 2009, by Rebecca Maxwell of Boise, Idaho. This page has been viewed 2,088 times since then and 61 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 22, 2009, by Rebecca Maxwell of Boise, Idaho. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.