Ketchum in Blaine County, Idaho — The American West (Mountains)
The Lewis Ore Wagons
The Bonning Cabin located adjacent to the Ore Wagon Museum was built in 1882. For years it served as a bunkhouse for the ore wagon freight crews. The one-room log cabin was built out of hand-squared logs hewn with a broad axe. The original roof was covered with clay. Today, it remains
Erected 2006 by The Ketchum-Sun Valley Historical Society; City of Ketchum; E Clampus Vitus, Chief Truckee Chapter No. 3691, Lewis and Clark Outpost No. 1805.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Horticulture & Forestry • Roads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the E Clampus Vitus series list. A significant historical date for this entry is August 2, 1880.
Location. 43° 40.996′ N, 114° 21.828′ W. Marker is in Ketchum, Idaho, in Blaine County. Marker is on East Avenue near 5th Street East, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 500 East Avenue, Ketchum ID 83340, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Congregational Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Ketchum (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ski Lifts (approx. 2.2 miles away); W.H. Watt Building (approx. 11˝ miles away); Bullion Block Site/Werthheimer Building (approx. 11.6 miles away); J.J. Tracy Building (approx. 11.6 miles away); J.C. Fox Building (approx. 11.6 miles away); Rialto Hotel (approx. 11.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ketchum.
More about this marker. The marker is on the 5th Street East
Credits. This page was last revised on November 15, 2017. It was originally submitted on November 15, 2017, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 311 times since then and 74 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 15, 2017, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.