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

In Memory of Benjamin Waldron

1853 - 1914

 
 
Benjamin Waldron Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 9, 2019
1. Benjamin Waldron Marker
Inscription.  Personification of the Spirit of Samaria - called "Uncle Ben" but those who knew him. Great pioneer, civic leader, humanitarian and booster. He held the distinction of being Samaria's first merchant, owned the only hotel, a butch shop, and ice house and a livery stable.

Demonstrative of his public enterprise was the opera house and dance hall which he built to accommodate and beautify the town.
 
Location. 42° 6.893′ N, 112° 20.014′ W. Marker is in Malad City, Idaho, in Oneida County. Marker is on South 4500 West near West 4900 South, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. Samaria (within shouting distance of this marker).
 
More about this marker. The monument is located in Samaria Park.
 
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Benjamin Waldron Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 9, 2019
2. Benjamin Waldron Marker
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on November 17, 2019. This page originally submitted on September 25, 2019, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 57 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 25, 2019, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.
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