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

Mc Clendon Springs

Historical Site on the California Trail

 
 
Mc Clendon Springs Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, May 14, 2018
1. Mc Clendon Springs Marker
Inscription.  
"Truly an Oasis in the Dessert" - John A Pritcherd July 6 1849
Elev. 4839

 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Roads & VehiclesSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the California Trail series list.
 
Location. 42° 20.154′ N, 113° 24.366′ W. Marker is near Malta, Idaho, in Cassia County. Marker is on Tilfer (County Road 1250s) near State Highway 81, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Malta ID 83342, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hudspeth's Cutoff (approx. 3.2 miles away); Where Trails Meet - Raft River Valley Trails (approx. 3.7 miles away); California Trail - Cassia Creek (approx. 4 miles away); Idahome (approx. 5.4 miles away); California Trail - Raft River Valley (approx. 6.6 miles away); California Trail - Leaving Cassia Creek (approx. 9.8 miles away); Diamondfield Jack (approx. 10.3 miles away); Cassia County Courthouse (approx. 10.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Malta.
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More about this marker. Mc Clendon Springs is about 3 miles west of Highway 81 on an unsigned dirt road. You may find the road blocked by a barbed-wire fence gate or two. If you proceed be sure to close the gate after yourself.
 
Mc Clendon Springs Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, May 14, 2018
2. Mc Clendon Springs Marker
Mc Clendon Springs image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, May 14, 2018
3. Mc Clendon Springs
Mc Clendon Springs image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, May 14, 2018
4. Mc Clendon Springs
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 27, 2018. It was originally submitted on September 27, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 153 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 27, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.

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