Near Preston in Franklin County, Idaho — The American West (Mountains)
The Battle of Bear River
Erected 1932 by Franklin County Chapter Daughters Of the Utah Pioneers, Cache Valley Council Boy Scouts of America and Utah Pioneer Trails and Landmarks Association. (Marker Number 16.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of Utah Pioneers, and the Utah Pioneer Trails and Landmarks Association marker series.
Location. 42° 8.448′ N, 111° 54.672′ W. Marker is near Preston, Idaho, in Franklin County. Marker is on Highway 91 (State Highway 91) just south of Hot Spring Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Preston ID 83263, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other Bear River Massacre Monument (here, next to this marker); Bear River Massacre (a few steps from this marker); Utah & Northern Railway (a few steps from this marker); A Battle Becomes a Massacre (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Earth Will Remember (approx. 0.8 miles away); Attack at Bia Ogoi (approx. 0.8 miles away); California Volunteers March to the Bear River (approx. 0.8 miles away); Change and Conflict (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Preston.
Categories. • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers • Wars, US Indian •
Credits. This page was last revised on July 18, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 10, 2011, by Vincent Cascio of Logan, Utah. This page has been viewed 129 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 10, 2011, by Vincent Cascio of Logan, Utah. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.