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Shelley in Bingham County, Idaho — The American West (Mountains)
 

Shelley Settlement

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, August 11, 2019
1. Shelley Settlement Marker
Inscription.  Before the close of 1885 the families of James Mitchell, A.T. Lawrence, Darius Allen, Joshua Adams, Felix, Heber, Frank and Ann Husband, Albert Christiansen and N.G. Mickelson settled here. Soon other followed. These settlers were organized into a branch of the L.D.S. church in 1893 and a log room built by George Steel served as the first school with Miss Wood as teacher. In Feb. 1895 in the home of Wm. Crandall, the Ward of Shelley was organized with John F. Shelley as bishop. Early pioneers made irrigation possible in this sector.
 
Erected 1955 by Daughters of Utah Pioneers, Shelley Camps, Bingham County, Idaho. (Marker Number 218.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of Utah Pioneers marker series.
 
Location. 43° 22.743′ N, 112° 7.091′ W. Marker is in Shelley, Idaho, in Bingham County. Marker can be reached from Such Milton Avenue near East Pine Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 220 South Milton Avenue, Shelley ID 83274, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Barn (approx. 2 miles
Shelley Settlement Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 11, 2019
2. Shelley Settlement Marker
away); General Store (approx. 2 miles away); Pioneer School Bus Replica (approx. 2 miles away); Sheepcamp Wagon (approx. 2 miles away); Alridge School (approx. 2 miles away); Pioneer Cabin (approx. 2 miles away); Covered Wagon (approx. 2 miles away); Taylor Settlement (approx. 4.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shelley.
 
Regarding Shelley Settlement. This marker is located behind the L.D.S church, next to the parking lot.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on October 1, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 1, 2019, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 49 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 1, 2019, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.
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