Near Macks Inn in Fremont County, Idaho — The American West (Mountains)
Pierre J. DeSmet
Pierre J. DeSmet a Belgian Jesuit leader accompanied a Pend Oreille - Flathead band on their way northwest to their homeland. Climbing a mountain here, along streams "descending from dizzy heights, leaping from rock to rock with a deafening noise," he invoked divine thanks for his succesfull tour into Idaho and Montana.
Erected by The Idaho Historical Society. (Marker Number 452.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Idaho State Historical Society marker series.
Location. 44° 31.819′ N, 111° 19.756′ W. Marker is near Macks Inn, Idaho, in Fremont County. Marker is on State Highway 20 at milepost 400.7, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Macks Inn ID 83433, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 1 other marker is within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Southern Gallatin County (approx. 11.2 miles away in Montana).
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Also see . . . Pierre J. Desmet. (Submitted on October 16, 2008, by Hans Van Landschoot of Knokke Heist, Belgium.)
Additional keywords. Pierre de Smet
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 16, 2008, by Hans Van Landschoot of Knokke Heist, Belgium. This page has been viewed 1,683 times since then and 47 times this year. Last updated on May 27, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. Photos: 1. submitted on October 16, 2008, by Hans Van Landschoot of Knokke Heist, Belgium. 2. submitted on August 29, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.