New Meadows in Adams County, Idaho — The American West (Mountains)
Packer John's Cabin
First Democratic Territorial Convention held in Cabin Fall of 1863
Erected 1936 by Sons and Daughters of Idaho Pioneers.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. In addition, it is included in the Sons and Daughters of Idaho Pioneers series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1862.
Location. 44° 57.348′ N, 116° 13.476′ W. Marker is in New Meadows, Idaho, in Adams County. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 55 at milepost 155 and Packer John Road on State Highway 55. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3334 Idaho Highway 55, New Meadows ID 83654, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Packer John's Cabin (within shouting distance of this marker); J. I. Morgan, Inc. (approx. 3.3 miles away); The CCC Worker (approx. 6˝ miles away); The Idaho Forest (approx. 6˝ miles away); Sloan's Point Lookout (approx. 6˝ miles away); McCall City Jail (approx. 7 miles away).
More about this marker. This marker is located near the entrance to Packer John's Cabin State Park.
Also see . . . Packer John’s Cabin - Meadow Valley, Idaho. There is probably no more interesting historic building in the state than this, quaint, old Cabin located as it is at the foot of the picturesque range of mountains separating Meadows Valley from Long Valley and immediately on the first and oldest trail between the early mining camps of the territory. (Submitted on June 27, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 27, 2018. It was originally submitted on June 27, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 120 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 27, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.