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New Meadows in Adams County, Idaho — The American West (Mountains)
 

Packer John's Cabin

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, May 4, 2018
1. Packer John's Cabin Marker
Inscription. One fourth mile north. Built 1862
First Democratic Territorial Convention held in Cabin Fall of 1863

 
Erected 1936 by Sons and Daughters of Idaho Pioneers.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Sons and Daughters of Idaho Pioneers marker series.
 
Location. 44° 57.348′ N, 116° 13.476′ W. Marker is in New Meadows, Idaho, in Adams County. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 55 at milepost 155 and Packer John Road on State Highway 55. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3334 Idaho Highway 55, New Meadows ID 83654, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Packer John's Cabin (within shouting distance of this marker); J. I. Morgan, Inc. (approx. 3.3 miles away); The CCC Worker (approx. 6˝ miles away); The Idaho Forest (approx. 6˝ miles away); Sloan's Point Lookout (approx. 6˝ miles away); McCall City Jail (approx. 7 miles away).
 
More about this marker. This marker is located near the entrance to Packer John's Cabin State Park.
 
Also see . . .  Packer John’s Cabin - Meadow Valley, Idaho
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By Barry Swackhamer, May 4, 2018
2. Packer John's Cabin Marker
. There is probably no more interesting historic building in the state than this, quaint, old Cabin located as it is at the foot of the picturesque range of mountains separating Meadows Valley from Long Valley and immediately on the first and oldest trail between the early mining camps of the territory. (Submitted on June 27, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.) 
 
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3. Packer John's Cabin
Goose Creek Cabin, Meadow, Idaho, where the First Territorial Convention was held in Idaho in the spring of 1863. Built by "Packer John."
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 27, 2018. This page originally submitted on June 27, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 36 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 27, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.
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