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Soda Springs in Caribou County, Idaho — The American West (Mountains)
 

Dr. Ellis Kackley

Pioneer

 
 
Dr. Ellis Kackley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 13, 2018
1. Dr. Ellis Kackley Marker
Inscription.
Came to Soda Springs in 1898,
3 day out of Medical School at
the University of Tennessee.
People seeking his expertise came
from all over the United States.
His patients kept the hotels in
Soda Springs filled.
Except for service during
World War I, he practiced
here until his death in 1943.


(backside:)
Dr, Ellis Kackley was instrumental
in the construction of the
Caribou County Hospital
With a $30,000 bond and his
$3,000 donation, Caribou
County's 30 bed hospital
opened it's doors on Dec. 1, 1925
at this site.
He and his son, Dr. Evan
Kackley donated much of the
medical equipment. The hospital
served the county until 1969 when
the new Caribou Memorial
Hospital opened.

 
Location. 42° 39.292′ N, 111° 36.21′ W. Marker is in Soda Springs, Idaho, in Caribou County. Marker is on Main Street near East 2nd South (U.S. 30), on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 189 Main Street, Soda Springs ID 83276, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. General Patrick Edward Connor (here, next to this marker);
Dr. Ellis Kackley Marker, backside image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 13, 2018
2. Dr. Ellis Kackley Marker, backside
Memories of Conda - a company community (within shouting distance of this marker); Conda Mine - A phosphate fortune unearthed (within shouting distance of this marker); Coach History (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hooper Spring (about 400 feet away); The Dinkey Engine (about 500 feet away); Ground Observer Corps National Campaign (about 700 feet away); Caribou Mountain (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Soda Springs.
 
Categories. Science & Medicine
 
Dr. Ellis Kackley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 13, 2018
3. Dr. Ellis Kackley Marker
Marker on the left
Dr. Ellis Kackley image. Click for full size.
By Unknown
4. Dr. Ellis Kackley
 
 
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 12 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 9, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.
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