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Near Lewiston in Nez Perce County, Idaho — The American West (Mountains)
 

Bert Zimmerly

1909-1949

 
 
Bert Zimmerly Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 7, 2018
1. Bert Zimmerly Marker
This marker is missing.
Inscription.  Noted pilot and founder of Idaho's first airline. His skillful flying, zest for adventure, pioneer spirit and mercy missions left an aviation legend.
He was a man of remarkable energy, resolution and result -- yet, withal a modest and respected citizen.
This tablet is inscribed to his memory by a host of friends.
 
Erected by The friends of Bert Zimmerly.
 
Location. 46° 27.612′ N, 117° 0.9′ W. Marker is near Lewiston, Idaho, in Nez Perce County. Marker is on Old Spiral Highway near Spur Road, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 22729 Old Spiral Highway, Lewiston ID 83501, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Steamboats (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lewiston Hill (about 400 feet away); Mackenzie's Post (approx. 1.1 miles away); Lewis Clark State College (approx. 1.1 miles away); The First Capital (approx. 1.1
Bert Zimmerly Marker image. Click for full size.
By Find-a-Grave, February 23, 2015
2. Bert Zimmerly Marker
miles away); John Silcott (approx. 2 miles away); 18th St. Bridge (approx. 2 miles away); Lewis and Clark (approx. 2.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lewiston.
 
More about this marker. The marker is missing and the pedestal damaged.
 
Also see . . .  Zimmerley Propelled the Region into New Era of Commerce and Travel -- Lewiston Tribune. Zimmerly once landed after dark by the headlights of tractors at either end of a remote Salmon River ranch's airstrip to rescue a sick sheepherder. He was credited with plucking a sick forest ranger from the heights of the Seven Devils Mountains and a rancher's wife in need of medical care from Grouse Flats near Troy, Ore. (Submitted on August 18, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.) 
 
Categories. Air & Space
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on August 18, 2018. This page originally submitted on August 18, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 60 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 18, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.
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