Near Pierce in Clearwater County, Idaho — The American West (Mountains)
Text adapted from Layne Gellner Spencer's "And Five Were Hanged", c 1971.
Erected by Jonathan Syed, Eagle Scout Project.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Natural Resources • Notable Events. A significant historical date for this entry is September 28, 1860.
Location. 46° Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pierce ID 83546, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Chinese Hanging (a few steps from this marker); Pierce Gold Rush (a few steps from this marker); Boom & Chinese of Pierce (a few steps from this marker); Murder & Vigilantes (within shouting distance of this marker); Oro Fino City (approx. one mile away); Chinese Cemetery (approx. 1.4 miles away); Pierce Courthouse (approx. 1.6 miles away); a different marker also named Pierce Courthouse (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pierce.
More about this marker. This marker is on a short trail leading to the site of the Chinese Hanging.
Additional keywords. gold discovery
Credits. This page was last revised on August 11, 2018. It was originally submitted on August 11, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 187 times since then and 60 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 11, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.