Near Hagerman in Twin Falls County, Idaho — The American West (Mountains)
He reported that native salmon spearers there were "unusually gay...fond of laughter; and in their apparent good nature and merry character...entirely different from the Indians we had been accustomed to see." As Snake River's highest salmon cascades, Fishing Falls was included on many early western maps.
Erected by Idaho Historical Society. (Marker Number 330.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Idaho State Historical Society marker series.
Location. 42° 42.761′ N, 114° 51.308′ W. Marker is near Hagerman, Idaho, in Twin Falls County. Marker is on U.S. 30 at milepost 190, 0.6 miles north of N 1000 E, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hagerman ID 83332, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Payne's Ferry (a few steps from this marker); Thousand Springs (approx. Salmon Falls (approx. 2.3 miles away); "The People" (approx. 4.8 miles away); Where are the Fossils? (approx. 4.9 miles away); Sediments and Fossils (approx. 4.9 miles away); A Changing Climate (approx. 4.9 miles away); Ancient Lakes (approx. 4.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hagerman.
Categories. • Exploration • Native Americans • Natural Features •
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