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

McKenzie Residence

Custer's finest...

 
 
McKenzie Residence Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 25, 2017
1. McKenzie Residence Marker
Photo captions: (upper left) Kenneth McKenzie; (lower left) Interior of a family home about 1900.
Inscription. This house, built in the 1880s, eventually became the home of the McKenzie family. Kenneth and Lillian McKenzie lived here with their three children: Doris, Claude and Maxine. With a stained glass window over an arched doorway, a well near the window with water pumped directly into the kitchen, carpet on the living room floor, spacious rooms and two chimneys, this was aa home designed for comfort and one of the finest houses in Custer. In 1904, the McKenzie family was one of three families from Custer to attend the World's Fair in St. Louis.
 
Erected by U.S. Forest Service, Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation.
 
Location. 44° 23.237′ N, 114° 41.804′ W. Marker is in Custer City (ghost town), Idaho, in Custer County. Marker is on Custer Motorway Adventure Road - Yankee Fork Road, on the left 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. Transportation (a few steps from this marker); Tully Cabin (a few steps from this marker); Empire Saloon (within shouting distance of this marker); Cross Store & Post Office (site)
McKenzie Residence and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 25, 2017
2. McKenzie Residence and Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Miner's Cabin (within shouting distance of this marker); Mining Tools and Implements (within shouting distance of this marker); Custer School (within shouting distance of this marker); Custer Jail (site) (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Custer City (ghost town).
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
McKenzie Residence image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 25, 2017
3. McKenzie Residence
McKenzie Residence image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 25, 2017
4. McKenzie Residence
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 10, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 10, 2017, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 75 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 10, 2017, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.
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