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

Oakley Tabernacle

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, August 7, 2019
1. Oakley Tabernacle Marker
Inscription.  In April 1879 members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from Tooele, Utah, under direction of Wm. E. Martindale, arrived in Oakley where James Dayley and his two sons had staked claims and built cabins. On Sept. 24, 1882, the Saints were organized into a Ward with Horton D. Haight, Bishop. In 1902 the Cassia Stake Tabernacle was built of native stone, with a seating capacity of 700. It was completed at a cost $12,000. Destroyed by fire in 1965.
 
Erected 1967 by Daughters of Utah Pioneers, Oakley Cassia Camp. (Marker Number 355.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of Utah Pioneers marker series.
 
Location. 42° 14.553′ N, 113° 53.057′ W. Marker is in Oakley, Idaho, in Cassia County. Marker is on Blaine Avenue near West Main 2000 South, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Oakley ID 83346, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 17 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cassia County Jail (a few steps from this marker); City of Rocks (approx. 2.2 miles away); A Pleasant Place
Oakley Tabernacle Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 7, 2019
2. Oakley Tabernacle Marker
(approx. 15.1 miles away); California Trail -- Silent City of Rocks (approx. 15.2 miles away); Distant Views (approx. 15.3 miles away); Fading Away (approx. 15.3 miles away); Pinnacle Pass (approx. 15.7 miles away); California Trail -- Pinnacle Pass (approx. 16.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oakley.
 
More about this marker. The marker is in Oakley City Park.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on August 29, 2019. This page originally submitted on August 29, 2019, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 59 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 29, 2019, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.
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