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Near Rigby in Jefferson County, Idaho — The American West (Mountains)
 

"Annie's Place" Annis

 
 
"Annie''s Place" Annis Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, August 11, 2019
1. "Annie''s Place" Annis Marker
Inscription.  March, 1879, the first of many hardy, courageous pioneers to settle here were Mr. and Mrs. O.C. Fisher and son Will, Mr. and Mrs Albert Richardson and Joseph Fisher and family. First white child born, H.J. Fisher 16 December 1879. First public building was a combined log post office and home of James and Anna Kearney. They forded "Dry Bed Channel" of Snake River to bring mail to their central place which became known as "Annie's Place." Kearneys applied for postal service in 1886 which was granted 1896 but with the name of Annis. Little Butte Cemetery's first recorded burial, 1879. Brush Canal combined with Island Irrigation Co. 1886. C.A. Casper built a store, 1886 which included the millinery shop of Nancy Casper. Other firsts were: Little Butte School, 1894; Utah Idaho Sugar Co. 1908; Beet Dump by railroad spur from Menan to Hawkins Grove, 1917.
 
Erected by Daughters of Utah Pioneers, Annis Little Butte Camp. (Marker Number 419.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionSettlements & Settlers
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. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of Utah Pioneers series list.
 
Location. 43° 43.592′ N, 111° 56.494′ W. Marker is near Rigby, Idaho, in Jefferson County. Marker can be reached from East Menan Lorenzo Highway near North 3800 East. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rigby ID 83442, 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. Pooles Island - Menan (approx. 2.7 miles away); Bybee - Centerville (approx. 4 miles away); Lewisville (approx. 4.1 miles away); Rigby (approx. 4.3 miles away); Burton (approx. 6˝ miles away); Menan Buttes (approx. 7 miles away); Beaver Dick (approx. 7.1 miles away); North Fork Ferry (approx. 7.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rigby.
 
More about this marker. This marker is located at the southeast corner of new section of Annis Little Butte Cemetery.
 
School Bell image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, August 11, 2019
2. School Bell
This large bell hung in the belfry of Annis brick school building for sixty year, 1908 - 1968, calling children to school for many generations, season after season
"Annie''s Place" Annis Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, August 11, 2019
3. "Annie''s Place" Annis Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 5, 2019. It was originally submitted on October 5, 2019, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 458 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 5, 2019, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.

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