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

Main Cemetery

Sacred Grounds

 
 
Main Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 8, 2018
1. Main Cemetery Marker
Inscription. The main cemetery with log houses (grave houses) was located in this area. The limits of this have not been fully established (as of 1976); but according to the Mission records,
well over 300 people have been buried here.
Many of the graves still visible are small unmarked mounds and depressions.
 
Erected by Idaho State Parks and Recreation.
 
Location. 47° 33′ N, 116° 21.396′ 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. Mullan Military Road (here, next to this marker); Indian Village (within shouting distance of this marker); Dug-Out Canoe (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old Mission Bell (about 600 feet away); Old Mission of the Sacred Heart (about 600 feet away); Old Mission (about 700 feet away); Mission Landing (about 700 feet away); Parsonage House (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cataldo.
 
More about this marker. This marker is found on the
Main Cemetery and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 8, 2018
2. Main Cemetery and Marker
grounds of Old Mission State Park, located off of Interstate 90, exit 40.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial Sites
 
Main Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 8, 2018
3. Main Cemetery
 
 
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 40 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 1, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.
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