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

California Trail - Prairie Valley

 
 
California Trail - Prairie Valley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 14, 2018
1. California Trail - Prairie Valley Marker
Inscription. "The moon just rising above the mountains, throwing mild light over the valley & opposite mountain, formed a beautiful scene of prairie mountain life." -- Hugh Brown Heiskell, Sep 3, 1849
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Trails West Inc. P.O. Box 12045, Reno NV 89510

 
Erected 2000 by Trails West Inc. (Marker Number C-11.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the California Trail marker series.
 
Location. 42° 1.32′ N, 113° 45.87′ W. Marker is near Oakley, Idaho, in Cassia County. Marker is on Birch Creek Road (Junction Valley Road) near Twin Sisters Road (Road 3400 S), on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3590 Birch Creek Road, Oakley ID 83346, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Granite Pass (approx. 1.1 miles away); California Trail - Trail Junction (approx. 2.1 miles away); Passing Through (approx. 2.4 miles away); Twin Sisters (approx. 2.4 miles away); California Trail -- Pinnacle Pass (approx.
California Trail - Prairie Valley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 14, 2018
2. California Trail - Prairie Valley Marker
3 miles away); Pinnacle Pass (approx. 4.2 miles away); A Pleasant Place (approx. 5 miles away); California Trail -- Silent City of Rocks (approx. 5 miles away).
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on September 30, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 30, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 30 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 30, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.
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