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Arimo in Bannock County, Idaho — The American West (Mountains)
 

Oneida Station

 
 
Oneida Station Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, August 9, 2019
1. Oneida Station Marker
Inscription.  An act of Congress, approved April 1878, gave the Utah & Northern Railroad Co. permission to build a narrow gauge line through Marsh Valley. It reached Oneida by July of 1878, where the first station was built. The town attained a population of about 2,000 as it was the forwarding point for the Soda Springs area until the Oregon Short Line came to McCammon in 1882. First post office in this valley was established, Alma Hobson, postmaster. Oneida changed to Arimo honoring an Indian chief.
 
Erected 1966 by Daughters of Utah Pioneers, Camp Arimo. (Marker Number 329.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Railroads & StreetcarsSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of Utah Pioneers series list. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1878.
 
Location. 42° 33.664′ N, 112° 10.422′ W. Marker is in Arimo, Idaho, in Bannock County. Marker is at the intersection of Henderson Road and High Street, on the left when traveling south on Henderson Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 289 Henderson Road, Arimo ID 83214, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Stage Coach Station (approx. 4.7 miles away); McCammon Railroad Center (approx. 6.3 miles away); Location, location, location.... (approx. 6.8 miles away); Lead Bell Mining Company (approx. 9.2 miles away); Furs and farms, fire and floods... (approx. 9.2 miles away); Lava Hot Springs (approx. 9.4 miles away); a different marker also named Lava Hot Springs (approx. 9˝ miles away); Pioneer Cabin (approx. 9˝ miles away).
 
More about this marker. This marker is next to the LDS Church.
 
Oneida Station Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, August 9, 2019
2. Oneida Station Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 24, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 24, 2019, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 308 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 24, 2019, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.

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