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Near Mountain Home in Elmore County, Idaho — The American West (Mountains)
 

Oregon Trail 1864

Site of Old Mountain Home Station

 
 
Oregon Trail 1864 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, May 16, 2018
1. Oregon Trail 1864 Marker
Inscription.  
 
Erected 1926 by Civic Club.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Roads & VehiclesSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Oregon Trail, and the Overland Trail series lists.
 
Location. 43° 11.892′ N, 115° 33.294′ W. Marker is near Mountain Home, Idaho, in Elmore County. Marker is on U.S. 20 near Northeast Teapot Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 12150 US Highway 20, Mountain Home ID 83647, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site 4 ★ Hot Springs (approx. 3˝ miles away); Toll Gate (approx. 3.8 miles away); Site 6 ★ Kelton Road (approx. 5.4 miles away); Site 3 ★ Hot Springs Creek (approx. 6 miles away); Rattlesnake Station (approx. 6.3 miles away); Site 5 ★ Rattlesnake Creek (approx. 6.3 miles away); Mountain Home Irrigation District
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(approx. 6.9 miles away); Mountain Home Arrives in a 50-pound Soapbox (approx. 8.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mountain Home.
 
More about this marker. Should anyone wish to follow this portion of the Oregon Trail, I suggest they obtain a copy of the Main Oregon Trail Back Country Byway brochure by the BLM and OCTA. It is generally available at local visitors centers.
 
Oregon Trail 1864 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, May 16, 2018
2. Oregon Trail 1864 Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 1, 2018. It was originally submitted on November 1, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 486 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 1, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.

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