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Blackfoot in Bingham County, Idaho — The American West (Mountains)
 

Central Ferry Station

 
 
Central Ferry Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 13, 2018
1. Central Ferry Station Marker
Inscription. A log structure was erected one half mile north of this site in 1864, which served as a stage station. The Ben Holliday stages use it as a stopping place as did the freighters who passed this way. Mail was unofficially handled here for more than a decade. On October 10, 1878 it became a United States Post Office with Theodore T. Danielson as Postmaster. It was given the name of Central Ferry and later changed to Blackfoot.
 
Erected 1953 by Daughters of Utah Pioneers, Bingham County, Idaho. (Marker Number 188.)
 
Location. 43° 11.568′ N, 112° 21.36′ W. Marker is in Blackfoot, Idaho, in Bingham County. Marker is at the intersection of West Bridge Street and South Meridian Street, on the left when traveling west on West Bridge Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 890 West Bridge Street, Blackfoot ID 83221, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lava Formations (approx. 8.8 miles away); Shoshone and Bannock Tribes (approx. 12.1 miles away); Shoshone-Bannock Tribes: Beyond the Reservation (approx. 12.2 miles away); Newe'm Bo'ai -- "Indian Road"
Central Ferry Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 13, 2018
2. Central Ferry Station Marker
(approx. 12.2 miles away); Fort Hall (approx. 12.4 miles away); Shoshone-Bannock Tribes Memorial Honor Roll (approx. 12.4 miles away).
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on October 9, 2018. This page originally submitted on October 9, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 17 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 9, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.
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