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

Old River Channel

 
 
Old River Channel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 8, 2018
1. Old River Channel Marker
Inscription. Click to hear the inscription.  The Coeur d'Alene River once flowed through here. Dams raised the level of Lake Coeur d'Alene causing the river to develop new channels. Annual flooding now furnishes water and silt to this former river bed.
 
Erected by Idaho State Parks and Recreation.
 
Location. 47° 32.93′ N, 116° 21.642′ W. Marker is near 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. Grist Mill (within shouting distance of this marker); Stock and Crop Barn (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lodging for Travelers (about 400 feet away); Old Mission (about 500 feet away); Old Mission Bell (about 500 feet away); Mission Landing (about 500 feet away); Parsonage House (about 600 feet away); Dug-Out Canoe (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cataldo.
 
More about this marker.
Old River Channel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 8, 2018
2. Old River Channel Marker
This marker is found on the grounds of Old Mission State Park, located off of Interstate 90, exit 40.
 
Categories. Waterways & Vessels
 
 
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 32 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 1, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.
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