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Cataldo in Kootenai County, Idaho — The American West (Mountains)
 

Lodging for Travelers

Living Quarters for Brothers...

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, May 8, 2018
1. Lodging for Travelers Marker
Inscription. The sketch drawn in 1860, shows a long multiple-unit structure parallel to the church. It housed the Mission brothers and travelers, a kitchen and repair shop.
Some of the prominent travelers who visited the Mission and possible stayed in this building were:
Issac I. Stevens, Governor of Washington Territory; Captain John Mullan, builder of the famous Mullan Road; and General William Tecumseh Sherman, of the Civil War Fame.
 
Erected by Idaho State Parks and Recreation.
 
Location. 47° 32.922′ N, 116° 21.54′ W. Marker is in Cataldo, Idaho, in Kootenai County. Marker can be reached from South Mission Road near Interstate 90. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 31732 South Mission Road, Cataldo ID 83810, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Stock and Crop Barn (a few steps from this marker); Mission Landing (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Mission (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Mission Bell (within shouting distance of this marker); Parsonage House (within shouting distance of this
Lodging for Travelers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 8, 2018
2. Lodging for Travelers Marker
marker); Grist Mill (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old River Channel (about 400 feet away); Dug-Out Canoe (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cataldo.
 
More about this marker. This marker is found on the grounds of Old Mission State Park, located off of Interstate 90, exit 40.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 1, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 1, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 29 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 1, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.
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