Near Emmett in Gem County, Idaho — The American West (Mountains)
Now a silent reminder of Gem County's major gold rush, Pearl once boasted of 3 mercantile stores, a butcher shop, 4 saloons, 2 hotels, one church, one school, a fire station, and an Odd Fellows Lodge. Although Pearl has deteriorated slowly since 1910, the lure of gold has continued to spark interest there as recently as 1982.
Erected by Idaho Department of Transportation. (Marker Number 447.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Idaho State Historical Society marker series.
Location. 43° 50.642′ N, 116° 28.085′ W. Marker is near Emmett, Idaho, in Gem County. Marker is on State Highway 16 at milepost 111 near Old Freezeout/Jackass Gulch Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Emmett ID 83617, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Freezeout Hill (within shouting distance of this marker); Black Canyon Dam (approx. 6.1 miles away); Violence is Avenged (approx. 13½ miles away); Hostility Erupts Into Violence To the Memory of the Pioneers (approx. 13½ miles away); Peaceful Trading Turns Hostile (approx. 13½ miles away); The Ward Massacre (approx. 13½ miles away); Old Oregon Trail - West Boise (approx. 13.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Emmett.
Categories. • Industry & Commerce • Settlements & Settlers •
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