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New Plymouth in Payette County, Idaho — The American West (Mountains)
 

New Plymouth

 
 
New Plymouth Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 4, 2018
1. New Plymouth Marker
Inscription.  In 1810-18 Francois Payette, Donald McKenzie, John Day, Jack Weiser, a Mr. Whitman and others, named this valley and river "Payette." In 1862 David Bivens' stage station was erected and Nathan Falk's store was opened in 1876. William E. Smythe, of the National Irrigation Congress, sent a group to late a townsite with a view to opening an irrigation project. In April 1895 New Plymouth was chosen. A postoffice was established 1896, Veasey and Jennie Stovel in charge.
 
Erected 1968 by Daughters of Utah Pioneers. (Marker Number 352.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of Utah Pioneers series list.
 
Location. 43° 58.362′ N, 116° 49.284′ W. Marker is in New Plymouth, Idaho, in Payette County. Marker is on West Ash Street near West Park Avenue, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 148 West Ash Street, New Plymouth ID 83655, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow
New Plymouth Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 4, 2018
2. New Plymouth Marker
flies. A different marker also named New Plymouth (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named New Plymouth (approx. 0.2 miles away); Salmon Festival (approx. 5.9 miles away); Snake River (approx. 5.9 miles away); Ontario Oregon Trail Kiosk (approx. 6.8 miles away in Oregon); Francois Payette (approx. 8.7 miles away); Payette World War I Memorial (approx. 9.2 miles away); Fort Boise (approx. 14.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Plymouth.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 26, 2018. It was originally submitted on June 26, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 79 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 26, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.
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