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Grace in Caribou County, Idaho — The American West (Mountains)
 

Last Chance Canal Co. Ltd.

 
 
Last Chance Canal Co. Ltd. Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, August 10, 2019
1. Last Chance Canal Co. Ltd. Marker
Inscription.  Two miles east is located the dam and headworks of the canal system. Incorporation was effected Feb. 4, 1899 for the purpose of irrigating this valley. First filing on Bear River to supply the canal was Mar. 4, 1897. To perfect the right it was necessary to put the water through the right of way by Feb. 12, 1899. This tremendous task was accomplished through the ingenuity and perseverance of the brave men and women who pioneered this valley.
 
Erected 1955 by Daughters of Utah Pioneers, Camp Mount Sherman, Caribou County, Idaho. (Marker Number 219.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureIndustry & CommerceWaterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of Utah Pioneers series list. A significant historical date for this entry is February 4, 1899.
 
Location. 42° 34.729′ N, 111° 43.816′ W. Marker is in Grace, Idaho, in Caribou County. Marker is on Main Street (State Highway 34) near 2nd Street North, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 211 Main Street, Grace ID 83241, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Black Canyon Gorge (approx. one mile away); Last Chance Canal (approx. 1.8 miles away); Lava Flows and Wagon Trains (approx. 4˝ miles away); California dreaming in 1841 (approx. 4˝ miles away); Horatio's Journey (approx. 5 miles away); Guiding Landmark... (approx. 5 miles away); Hudspeth Cutoff (approx. 5 miles away); Idaho's Emigrant Trails (approx. 5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Grace.
 
Last Chance Canal Co. Ltd. Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, August 10, 2019
2. Last Chance Canal Co. Ltd. Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 29, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 29, 2019, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 158 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 29, 2019, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.

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