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

California Trail - Summit Creek

 
 
California Trail - Summit Creek Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 14, 2018
1. California Trail - Summit Creek Marker
Inscription.
"By an easy ascent reached a summit and as gradually descended to a valley (Upper Raft River Valley) of sage and sand sloping to the south east. The streams running towards the (Great) Salt Lake." Byron N. McKinstry, Aug 3, 1850
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Trails West Inc. P.O. Box 12045, Reno NV 89510

 
Erected 2009 by Trails West Inc. (Marker Number C-6.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the California Trail marker series.
 
Location. 42° 9.918′ N, 113° 34.158′ W. Marker is in Elba, Idaho, in Cassia County. Marker is on Elba-Almo Highway (at milepost 7) near Forest Road 708, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Malta ID 83342, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. California Trail (a few steps from this marker); California Trail - Leaving Cassia Creek (approx. 5.8 miles away); Horrible Indian Massacre (approx. 5.8 miles away); Camped... (approx. 6 miles away); Replica Wagon (approx. 6 miles away); California Trail - Nearing City of Rocks
California Trail - Summit Creek Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 14, 2018
2. California Trail - Summit Creek Marker
(approx. 6.4 miles away); Distant Views (approx. 8.9 miles away); Fading Away (approx. 8.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Elba.
 
More about this 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 27, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 27, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 30 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 27, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.
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