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

Pooles Island - Menan

 
 
Pooles Island - Menan Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 23, 2017
1. Pooles Island - Menan Marker
Inscription. Pooles Island, first settled 1879 by members of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, John R. Poole, presiding elder. Cedar Butte Ward organized 1884, Robert L. Bybee, Bishop. Long Island Canal water right decreed 1880; school began 1881; Susie P. Lawson, teacher; townsite surveyed 1883; grist mill 1894; pioneer merchant, C.A. Smith, Sr. Post office established 1885, changed Cedar Butte name to Menan, Indian word for island. Francis M. Bybee, postmaster.
 
Erected 1971 by Daughters of Utah Pioneers, Laurann Camp. (Marker Number 378.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of Utah Pioneers marker series.
 
Location. 43° 43.248′ N, 111° 59.707′ W. Marker is in Menan, Idaho, in Jefferson County. Marker is on East Menan Lorenzo Highway near North 3530 East Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3539 East Menan Lorenzo Highway, Menan ID 83434, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Menan Buttes (approx. 7.4 miles away); Beaver Dick (approx. 8 miles away); North Fork Ferry (approx. 8 miles away); Market Lake (approx. 11.7 miles away).
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Pooles Island - Menan Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 23, 2017
2. Pooles Island - Menan Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 16, 2017. This page originally submitted on October 15, 2017, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 65 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 16, 2017, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.
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