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Coeur d'Alene in Kootenai County, Idaho — The American West (Mountains)
 

The Mullan Road

Mullan Road Historical Site

 
 
The Mullan Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 9, 2018
1. The Mullan Road Marker
(Map of the Mullan Road )
Inscription. Between 1859 and 1862 the U.S. Army built a military wagon road between Fort Benton Montana, and Fort Walla Walla, Washington. This National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark was the first major engineered highway in the Pacific Northwest.
 
Erected by U.S. Forest Service.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Historic Civil Engineering Landmarks marker series.
 
Location. 47° 37.165′ N, 116° 31.046′ W. Marker is in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, in Kootenai County. Marker is on Forest Road N 3098 near Interstate 90. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Divide CO 80814, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Coeur d'Alene Lake (approx. 6.3 miles away); Old River Channel (approx. 8.8 miles away); Old Mission of the Sacred Heart (approx. 8.8 miles away); Grist Mill (approx. 8.8 miles away); Dug-Out Canoe (approx. 8.8 miles away); Stock and Crop Barn (approx. 8.9 miles away); Lodging for Travelers (approx. 8.9 miles away); Old Mission (approx. 8.9 miles away).
 
More about this marker. The Mullan Road Historical Site is on a side-road from Forest Service Road 3098.
 
Also see . . .
The Mullan Road Historical Site image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 9, 2018
2. The Mullan Road Historical Site
 John Mullan (road builder). A man of many accomplishments. (Submitted on September 3, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.) 
 
Categories. Roads & Vehicles
 
The Mullan Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 9, 2018
3. The Mullan Road Marker
National Historic
Civil Engineering Landmark
Mullan Road
presented 1978


Spokane Section
A.S.C.E.
Mullan Road
Civil Engineering Landmark
Dedication Ceremonies
Oct. 28, 1978
Capt. John Mullan Trail statue image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 9, 2018
4. Capt. John Mullan Trail statue
1853-1855

Erected Under the auspices of the Historical Society of Idaho and the Society of Montana Pioneers
Gift of Wm. A. Clark Jr. of Butte, Mont.
to the City of Coeur d'Alene
1918

Funds for the restoration of this monument were provided by the Construction Division of Washington Construction Company of Missoula, Montana in 1987

Something missing here image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 9, 2018
5. Something missing here
John Mullan, Jr. (1830-1909) image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, circa 1880
6. John Mullan, Jr. (1830-1909)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 3, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 3, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 33 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on September 3, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.
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