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Custer City (ghost town) in Custer County, Idaho — The American West (Mountains)
 

Assay Office

Dream maker - Heart breaker

 
 
Assay Office Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 25, 2017
1. Assay Office Marker
Captions: (upper right) General Custer Mill in operation. The Assay Building is the small building to the right of the mill with the tall chimney.; (bottom right) Town of Custer with the location circled in red.
Inscription. The text of this marker is unreadable because of the reflection of the sun, but from the "Custer: A walking guide" brochure; "This building was built during the 1930's when many unemployed men and their families occupied the deserted town and prospected for gold. Originally a store house, it now displays assay items."
 
Erected by U.S. Forest Service and Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation.
 
Location. 44° 23.285′ N, 114° 41.723′ W. Marker is in Custer City (ghost town), Idaho, in Custer County. Marker is on Custer Motorway Adventure Road - Yankee Fork Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Stanley ID 83278, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. General Custer Mill (here, next to this marker); Pfeiffer Residence (a few steps from this marker); Stone House (a few steps from this marker); Stamp Mill (within shouting distance of this marker); Blacksmith (within shouting distance of this marker); Arrastra (within shouting distance of this marker); Chilean Mill and Jig
Assay Office and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 25, 2017
2. Assay Office and Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Custer Jail (site) (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Custer City (ghost town).
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on November 10, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 9, 2017, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 45 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 9, 2017, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.
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