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Near Stanley in Custer County, Idaho — The American West (Mountains)
 

Of Cabins and Chicken Ranches

 
 
Of Cabins and Chicken Ranches Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 25, 2017
1. Of Cabins and Chicken Ranches Marker
Inscription. Foundations along the trail reflect earlier times when hot springs attracted travelers, settlers, and businessmen. Tales are told of early hot pools, cabins, and chicken raising operations.
An attempt to raise chickens here was made by the caretaker of the Sunbeam Dam property. The chicken operation wasn't as successful as the caretaker. He was Barzilla Clark who later became Mayor of Idaho Falls and Governor of Idaho.
 
Erected by U.S. Forest Service.
 
Location. 44° 16.046′ N, 114° 44.933′ W. Marker is near Stanley, Idaho, in Custer County. Marker can be reached from State Highway 75 near 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 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Boiling Fountain (within shouting distance of this marker); Sunbeam Bathhouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Sunbeam Dam (approx. 0.7 miles away); River Recreation (approx. 0.7 miles away); In the Early Days (approx. 0.7 miles away); Building the Dredge
Of Cabins and Chicken Ranches Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 25, 2017
2. Of Cabins and Chicken Ranches Marker
(approx. 2.9 miles away); Remnants of the Past (approx. 5.3 miles away); Bonanza City (approx. 7.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stanley.
 
Categories. AgricultureSettlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 14, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 14, 2017, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 49 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 14, 2017, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.
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