Near Preston in Franklin County, Idaho — The American West (Mountains)
Bear River Massacre Monument
Erected 1953 by Franklin County Daughters of Utah Pioneers. (Marker Number 186.)
Topics and series. This historical marker and monument is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & Settlers • Wars, US Indian. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of Utah Pioneers series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1863.
Location. 42° 8.447′ N, 111° 54.673′ W. Marker is near Preston, Idaho, in Franklin County. Marker is on Highway 91 (State Highway 91) just south of Hot Spring Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Preston ID 83263, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Battle of Bear River (here, next to this marker); Bear River Massacre (a few steps from this marker); Utah & Northern Railway (a few steps from this marker); A Battle Becomes a Massacre (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Earth Will Remember (approx. 0.8 miles away); Attack at Bia Ogoi (approx. 0.8 miles away); California Volunteers March to the Bear River (approx. 0.8 miles away); Change and Conflict (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Preston.
Credits. This page was last revised on July 18, 2017. It was originally submitted on July 10, 2011, by Vincent Cascio of Logan, Utah. This page has been viewed 397 times since then and 68 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 10, 2011, by Vincent Cascio of Logan, Utah. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.