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Delco in Cassia County, Idaho — The American West (Mountains)
 

California Trail - Raft River Valley

 
 
California Trail - Raft River Valley Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, May 14, 2018
1. California Trail - Raft River Valley Marker
Inscription.  
"We traveled up Raft River 16 miles. The road, water and grass, good. Entirely destitute of timber, except a little willow on the streams and the wild sage." -- Chester Ingersoll, Aug 13, 1847
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Trails West Inc. P.O. Box 12045, Reno NV 89510

 
Erected 2005 by Trails West Inc. (Marker Number C-3.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Roads & VehiclesSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the California Trail, and the Trails West Inc. series lists.
 
Location. 42° 24.936′ N, 113° 20.022′ W. Marker is in Delco, Idaho, in Cassia County. Marker is on Idahome Lane near Interstate 84, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Declo ID 83323, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Idahome (approx. 3.3 miles away); Mc Clendon Springs (approx. 6.6 miles away); California Trail - Raft River Recrossing (approx.
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7.6 miles away); Hudspeth's Cutoff (approx. 9.6 miles away); Where Trails Meet - Raft River Valley Trails (approx. 10.2 miles away); California Trail - Cassia Creek (approx. 10˝ miles away); California Trail - Parting of the Ways (approx. 12˝ miles away); Parting of the Ways (approx. 12.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Delco.
 
More about this marker. I recommend the use of Trails West Inc's A Guide to the California Trail: To the Humboldt River when following this portion of the California Trail.
 
California Trail - Raft River Valley Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, May 14, 2018
2. California Trail - Raft River Valley Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 26, 2018. It was originally submitted on September 26, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 232 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 26, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.

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