Caldwell in Canyon County, Idaho — The American West (Mountains)
A.K. Steunenberg / Frank Steunenberg
Make a mark then stand aside
Erected 2995 by Holland American Steunenberg Society.
Location. 43° 40.037′ N, 116° 41.255′ W. Marker is in Caldwell, Idaho, in Canyon County. Marker can be Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 701 Main Street, Caldwell ID 83605, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Caldwell Train Depot (a few steps from this marker); The College of Idaho (approx. one mile away); Emigrant Crossing (approx. 1½ miles away); Peaceful Trading Turns Hostile (approx. 4 miles away); Hostility Erupts Into Violence (approx. 4 miles away); To the Memory of the Pioneers (approx. 4 miles away); Violence is Avenged (approx. 4 miles away); The Ward Massacre (approx. 4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Caldwell.
More about this marker. The marker is located next to the Caldwell Railroad Depot.
Also see . . . Murder of Frank Steunenberg - Spartacus Educational. In 1899 Idaho was hit by a series of industrial disputes. The governor, Frank Steunenberg, took a tough line and declared martial law and asked President William McKinley to send federal troops to help him in his fight with the trade union movement. During the dispute over a thousand trade unionists and their supporters were rounded up and kept in stockades without trial. (Submitted on November 18, 2017, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
Categories. • Labor Unions • Notable Events • Politics •
Credits. This page was last revised on November 18, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 17, 2017, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 52 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 17, 2017, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. 3. submitted on November 18, 2017, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. 4. submitted on November 17, 2017, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.