Near Murtaugh in Twin Falls County, Idaho — The American West (Mountains)
They had lost a man and a canoe in a roaring chute upstream. Finding worse water ahead they abandoned river travel. Next year, another explorer said of Caldron Linn, "Its terrific appearance beggars all description." Today no road reaches the spot and the name is forgotten.
Erected by Idaho Historical Society. (Marker Number 284.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Idaho State Historical Society marker series.
Location. 42° 30.291′ N, 114° 12.015′ W. Marker is near Murtaugh, Idaho, in Twin Falls County. Marker is on U.S. 30 at milepost 234, 0.2 miles west of E 3500 N, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Murtaugh ID 83344, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hansen (approx. 5.7 miles away); First Trading Post (approx. 5.7 miles away); Rock Creek Station (approx. 5.7 miles away); Hansen Bridge Ancient Lake Bonneville (approx. 6.7 miles away); The Desert Bloomed (approx. 6.7 miles away); Stricker House (approx. 6.9 miles away); a different marker also named Stricker House (approx. 7 miles away).
Categories. • Natural Features • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 4, 2010, by Rebecca Maxwell of Boise, Idaho. This page has been viewed 1,259 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 4, 2010, by Rebecca Maxwell of Boise, Idaho. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.