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Iona in Bonneville County, Idaho — The American West (Mountains)
 

Iona

 
 
Iona Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, August 11, 2019
1. Iona Marker
Inscription.  which means "The Beautiful" was named by apostle W. Taylor in honor of a town in Palestine. It was originally known as Sand Creek and embraces a tract of country lying east of Eagle Rock (now Idaho Falls). The first settlement was made in 1883 by the following pioneers from Utah: Joseph S. Mulliner, Rufus Norton, Cadwaladar Owens, and son C.J. Owens, George P. Ward, W.C. Olson and brother Ole Olsen, H. Dahlstrom, J.C. Reynolds, Joseph Longhurst and brother George, W.J. Rushton, James E. Steele and brother George, H.L. Hansen and John Norton.
 
Erected 1944 by Daughters of Utah Pioneers, Camp, Iona Camp. (Marker Number 85.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of Utah Pioneers series list.
 
Location. 43° 31.754′ N, 111° 55.777′ W. Marker is in Iona, Idaho, in Bonneville County. Marker is at the intersection of North Main Street/Old U.S. 30 and Rockwood Avenue on North Main Street/Old U.S. 30. Touch for map
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. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3670 North Main Street, Iona ID 83427, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ammon (approx. 4˝ miles away); Highland Park (approx. 5.8 miles away); The Odd Fellows (approx. 6 miles away); Native American Encampments (approx. 6 miles away); Eagle Rock Meeting House (approx. 6 miles away); Upper Snake River Valley Irrigation (approx. 6 miles away); The Idaho Falls LDS Hospital and School of Nursing (approx. 6 miles away); Farmers' and Merchants' Bank (approx. 6.1 miles away).
 
The monument is "Honoring the Pioneers of Idaho 1883 - 1944" image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, August 11, 2019
2. The monument is "Honoring the Pioneers of Idaho 1883 - 1944"
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 4, 2019. It was originally submitted on October 4, 2019, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 351 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 4, 2019, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.

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