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St. Maries in Benewah County, Idaho — The American West (Mountains)
 

The 1910 Fire

 
 
The 1910 Fire Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 7, 2018
1. The 1910 Fire Marker
Inscription.
Ranger Edward Pulaski and his crew of over 40 men took refuge from the fire on August 30 in the War Eagle mine tunnel on Placer Creek.
All survived except for five men and two horses.

 
Erected 2002.
 
Location. 47° 18.96′ N, 116° 33.96′ W. Marker is in St. Maries, Idaho, in Benewah County. Marker is on Main Avenue near South 6th Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 605 Main Avenue, Saint Maries ID 83861, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Timber Made This Town (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Maries - Steaming with History (within shouting distance of this marker); Hughes House Historical Museum (within shouting distance of this marker); The St. Marie's "Occupation" of 1918 (approx. mile away); Willamette Steam Donkey Engine (approx. one mile away); Splash Dam at Hobo Creek (approx. one mile away); Mullan Trail Road (approx. one mile away); John Mullan (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Maries.
 
Categories. Disasters
 
The 1910 Fire Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 7, 2018
2. The 1910 Fire Marker
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Credits. This page was last revised on August 29, 2018. This page originally submitted on August 29, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 36 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 29, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.
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