Near Carmen in Lemhi County, Idaho — The American West (Mountains)
Historic Lemhi Co.
Mining has continued in Lemhi Co. with production of $30 Mil. in gold & nearly $35 Mil. in copper, lead, tungsten, silver, etc. 63 mineral species are found.
Aug. 1805 - Lewis & Clark entered Lemhi Valley 20 Mi. So. & crossed Idaho 75 Mi. No. to the Pacific.
1832 - Bonneville occupied valley 4 Mi. No. representing the U.S. in Oregon Territory.
1855 - a Mormon settlement established at Fort Lemhi near the place where Lewis and Clark first encamped: abandoned 1858.
Agriculture and stock raising established in 1870.
Erected by Idaho Department of Transportation. (Marker Number 125.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Idaho State Historical Society, and the Lewis & Clark Expedition marker series.
Location. 45° 14.628′ N, 113° 53.67′ W. Marker is near Carmen, Idaho, in Lemhi County. Marker is on Casey Road (U.S. 93) near Carmen Creek Road, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 459 Casey Road, Carmen ID 83462, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fort Bonneville William Clark's Campsite, August 21 and 25, 1805 (approx. 4.7 miles away); Tower Rock: William Clark's "Clift" (approx. 4.7 miles away); The Bluff (approx. 4.8 miles away); Tower Creek (approx. 5½ miles away); The Dog of Discovery (approx. 5.6 miles away); Sacajawea (approx. 5.6 miles away); Sacajawea Historic Byway (approx. 5.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Carmen.
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