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

California Trail - Leaving Cassia Creek

 
 
California Trail - Leaving Cassia Creek Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, May 14, 2018
1. California Trail - Leaving Cassia Creek Marker
Inscription.  
"After crossing (Cassia Creek) we crossed a swamp, which required considerable persevering to get through safely. Three miles farther we encamped on the side of a hill, between two ranges of mountains" -- Wakeman Bryarly, Jul 18, 1849
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Trails West Inc. P.O. Box 12045, Reno NV 89510

 
Erected 2000 by Trails West Inc. (Marker Number C-5.)
 
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. A significant historical date for this entry is July 18, 1849.
 
Location. 42° 14.886′ N, 113° 33.414′ W. Marker is in Elba, Idaho, in Cassia County. Marker is at the intersection of Elba-Almo Road and Grandview Road (County Road 1950 S), on the left when traveling south on Elba-Almo Road. 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 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. California Trail - Summit Creek (approx. 5.8 miles away); California Trail
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(approx. 5.8 miles away); California Trail - Cassia Creek (approx. 6.8 miles away); Where Trails Meet - Raft River Valley Trails (approx. 7.2 miles away); Hudspeth's Cutoff (approx. 7.8 miles away); Mc Clendon Springs (approx. 9.8 miles away); Horrible Indian Massacre (approx. 11.2 miles away); Diamondfield Jack (approx. 11.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Elba.
 
California Trail - Leaving Cassia Creek Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, May 14, 2018
2. California Trail - Leaving Cassia Creek Marker
 
 
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 219 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 27, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.

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