Near Ashton in Fremont County, Idaho — The American West (Mountains)
Ashton-Marysville Area Pioneers
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints built a log church, in 1893, in Marysville.
By 1906 Marysville was a thriving village with many stores. In this same year, the Oregon Shoreline Railroad was established which contributed to the development of Ashton. It was named after Bill Ashton, the Project Engineer.
Pioneer communities known as Lodi, Lillian, Vernon, Ora, Farnum, Warm River, Squirrel, Lamont, Greentimber and Drummond, although merged with Ashton, are still remembered by their pioneer names.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & Religion • Communications • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of Utah Pioneers series list. A significant historical date for this entry is October 6, 1891.
Location. 44° 4.439′ N, 111° 26.13′ W. Marker is near Ashton, Idaho, in Fremont County. Marker is on North 3600 East near State Highway 47, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1319 North 3600 East, Ashton ID 83420, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Three Tetons (approx. 2.1 miles away); Volcanic Calderas (approx. 7.6 miles away); Teton Mountain Range (approx. 8˝ miles away); Bear Gulch Ski Basin (approx. 9.2 miles away); Big Falls Inn (approx. 9˝ miles away); Teton Flood (approx. 14.2 miles away).
More about this marker. The marker is located in front of the L.D.S. Church.
Credits. This page was last revised on October 8, 2019. It was originally submitted on October 8, 2019, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 88 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 8, 2019, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.