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

General Store (site)

From soup to nuts...

 
 
General Store (site) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 25, 2017
1. General Store (site) Marker
Captions: (bottom left) W. Burton & Co. Store; (top center) John Heber Booth Family Mr Booth managed on of the general stores in Custer.; (upper right) Pfeiffer 1888 store ledger lists the supplies and goodies purchased by miners and families.
Inscription. Almost anything and everything was purchased at the general store. In 1888 prices for groceries were listed as cabbage, 25 per pound; potatoes and bacon, each 20 per pound; ( the rest of the marker is not legible because of the sun's reflection.)
 
Erected by U.S. Forest Service, Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation.
 
Location. 44° 23.22′ N, 114° 41.91′ 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. Thompson Store (site) (within shouting distance of this marker); Feed and Livery Stable (site) (within shouting distance of this marker); Miners' Union (site) (within shouting distance of this marker); Business Men (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Nevada House Hotel (site) (about 300 feet away); Miner's Cabin (about 400 feet away); Tully Cabin (about 400 feet away); Cross Store & Post Office (site) (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Custer City (ghost town).
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
General Store (site) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 25, 2017
2. General Store (site) Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 11, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 11, 2017, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 50 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 11, 2017, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.
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