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Hansen in Twin Falls County, Idaho — The American West (Mountains)
 

First Trading Post

 
 
First Trading Post Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, May 15, 2018
1. First Trading Post Marker
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Stricker Store and Rock Creek Stage Station. Five miles south, one mile west. First Trading Post to be established west of Fort Hall on the Old Oregon Trail in 1863.

 
Erected 1937 by Sons and Daughters of Idaho Pioneers.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceRoads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the Overland Trail, and the Sons and Daughters of Idaho Pioneers series lists.
 
Location. 42° 31.992′ N, 114° 18.276′ W. Marker is in Hansen, Idaho, in Twin Falls County. Marker is on U.S. 30 near Little Cedar Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 440 US Highway 30, Hansen ID 83334, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hansen (within shouting distance of this marker); Rock Creek Station (within shouting distance of this marker); Hansen Bridge (approx. 2.3 miles away); Ancient Lake Bonneville
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(approx. 2.3 miles away); The Desert Bloomed (approx. 2.3 miles away); Snake River Canyon Gold Rush (approx. 4.7 miles away); Before there were potatoes, there was GOLD (approx. 4.7 miles away); History Through the Eyes of a Camera (approx. 4.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hansen.
 
First Trading Post Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, May 15, 2018
2. First Trading Post Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 26, 2018. It was originally submitted on October 26, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 371 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 26, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.

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