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

California Trail - Raft River Recrossing

 
 
California Trail - Raft River Recrossing Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 14, 2018
1. California Trail - Raft River Recrossing Marker
Inscription.
"Arrived at Raft River, crossed and nooned. ... traveled five miles up Raft River and camped after recrossing it. Grass in abundance and plenty of wood" -- Cyrus Loveland, Aug 3 1850
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Trails West Inc. P.O. Box 12045, Reno NV 89510

 
Erected 1999 by Trails West Inc. (Marker Number C-2.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the California Trail marker series.
 
Location. 42° 30.831′ N, 113° 16.07′ W. Marker is in Delco, Idaho, in Cassia County. Marker is on Yale Road near Heglar Canyon Road, on the right when traveling west. 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. California Trail - Parting of the Ways (approx. 4.9 miles away); Parting of the Ways (approx. 5 miles away); California Trail - Raft River Valley (approx. 7.6 miles away); Emigrant Trails (approx. 9.4 miles away); Coldwater Hill Rest Area Oregon Trail Kiosk (approx. 9 miles away); Idahome (approx. 9.6 miles away); Mc Clendon Springs (approx. 14.2 miles away).
 
More about this marker. I recommend the
California Trail - Raft River Recrossing Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 14, 2018
2. California Trail - Raft River Recrossing Marker
It takes sharp eyes to spot this marker.
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 33 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 26, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.
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