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Malad City in Oneida County, Idaho — The American West (Mountains)
 

Samaria

 
 
Samaria Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, August 9, 2019
1. Samaria Marker
Inscription.  The Price family located on the present site of Samaria Feb. 10, 1868. A branch of the Church fo Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints was organized Nov. 18, 1868, Thomas S. Thomas, President. Irrigation water was obtained from John Thorpe's Spring. A log building erected to serve for school and church was dedicated March 1870, David P. Davis, teacher; Jonah Evans, Bishop. Other firsts were Mary D. Davis, Postmistress: John E. Price, Sr., sawmill operator; Heber Sparks, blacksmith.
 
Erected 1968 by Daughters of Utah Pioneers, Central Company, Salt Lake City, Utah. (Marker Number 346.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of Utah Pioneers series list. A significant historical date for this entry is February 10, 1868.
 
Location. 42° 6.914′ N, 112° 20.04′ W. Marker is in Malad City, Idaho, in Oneida County. Marker is on West 4900 South, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4900
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South 4500 West, Malad City ID 83252, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 1 other marker is within walking distance of this marker. In Memory of Benjamin Waldron (within shouting distance of this marker).
 
Samaria Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, August 9, 2019
2. Samaria Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 25, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 25, 2019, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 240 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 25, 2019, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.

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