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Near Delco in Cassia County, Idaho — The American West (Mountains)
 

California Trail - Parting of the Ways

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, May 14, 2018
1. California Trail - Parting of the Ways Marker
Inscription.
"The Oregon road take up the bluff and follows the course of the (Snake) river while we keep to the left and follow the creek (Raft River) nearly to its source. ... crossing the creek we followed up the bottom" -- Byron McKinstry, Aug 1, 1850
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Trails West Inc. P.O. Box 12045, Reno NV 89510

 
Erected 1999 by Trails West Inc. (Marker Number C-1.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the California Trail marker series.
 
Location. 42° 34.387′ N, 113° 12.894′ W. Marker is near Delco, Idaho, in Cassia County. Marker is on Yale Road (County Road 2880 E) near Laynes Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Declo ID 83323, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Parting of the Ways (approx. 0.4 miles away); Emigrant Trails (approx. 4.7 miles away); Coldwater Hill Rest Area Oregon Trail Kiosk (approx. 4.7 miles away); California Trail - Raft River Recrossing (approx. 4.9 miles away); Register Rock (approx. 11 miles away); California Trail - Raft River Valley (approx. 12 miles away); Idahome (approx. 14 miles away).
 
More about this marker.
California Trail - Parting of the Ways Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 14, 2018
2. California Trail - Parting of the Ways Marker
I recommend the use of Trails West Inc's A Guide to the California Trail: To the Humboldt River when following this portion of the California Trail.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on September 26, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 26, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 36 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 26, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.
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