Challis in Custer County, Idaho — The American West (Mountains)
Erected by Idaho Historical Society and Idaho Transportation Department. (Marker Number 303.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Environment • Exploration • Industry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Idaho State Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1822.
Location. 44° 29.241′ N, 114° 13.065′ W. Marker is in Challis, Idaho, in Custer County. Marker is on U.S. 93 at milepost 245.3,, 0.9 miles north of Idaho 75 Scenic (Idaho Highway 75), on the right when traveling northTouch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Challis ID 83226, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bison Jump (approx. 1.1 miles away); Land of the Yankee Fork Historic Area (approx. 1.3 miles away); Challis (approx. 1.3 miles away); Parting of the Ways (approx. 5.2 miles away); Corkscrew Grade (approx. 6˝ miles away).
More about this marker. Great view of the Challis Valley from this spot.
Credits. This page was last revised on October 21, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 26, 2012, by Chris English of Phoenix, Arizona. This page has been viewed 858 times since then and 87 times this year. Last updated on October 1, 2012, by Chris English of Phoenix, Arizona. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on September 30, 2012, by Chris English of Phoenix, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.