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Almo in Cassia County, Idaho — The American West (Mountains)
 

Horrible Indian Massacre

Almo Idaho

 
 
Horrible Indian Massacre Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 14, 2018
1. Horrible Indian Massacre Marker
Inscription. Dedicated to the Memory
Of those who lost their lives in a most
Horrible Indian Massacre 1861
Three hundred immigrants west bound
Only five escaped
 
Erected by Sons and Daughters of Idaho Pioneers.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Sons and Daughters of Idaho Pioneers marker series.
 
Location. 42° 5.784′ N, 113° 38.01′ W. Marker is in Almo, Idaho, in Cassia County. Marker is at the intersection of Elba-Almo Road and 3000 South, on the right when traveling south on Elba-Almo Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3001 Elba-Almo Road, Almo ID 83312, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Camped... (approx. 0.3 miles away); Replica Wagon (approx. 0.3 miles away); California Trail - Nearing City of Rocks (approx. mile away); Distant Views (approx. 3.3 miles away); Fading Away (approx. 3.3 miles away); California Trail -- Silent City of Rocks (approx. 3 miles away); A Pleasant Place (approx. 3.6 miles away); Pinnacle Pass (approx. 4.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Almo.
 
More about this marker. Did it really happen?
Horrible Indian Massacre Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 14, 2018
2. Horrible Indian Massacre Marker

 
Also see . . .  Idaho Legend's Days May Be Numbered -- Deseret News. It is hard to kill a legend. (Submitted on July 1, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.) 
 
Categories. DisastersWars, US Indian
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 1, 2018. This page originally submitted on July 1, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 56 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 1, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.
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