Archaeologists have confirmed that people camped here at least 10,000 years ago, some suspect they might have arrived 6,000 years earlier. The youngest occupation layer began at 1300 A.D. and it includes figurines, baskets, moccasins and pottery---and bones of much smaller animals than those hunted by the Paleoindian pioneers.
Erected by State of Idaho. (Marker Number 276.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Idaho State Historical Society marker series.
Location. 42° 39.786′ N, 114° 17.13′ W. Marker is in Hunt, Idaho, in Jerome County. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 25 and Hunt Road on State Highway 25. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jerome ID 83338, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hunt (Camp) (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Minidoka Relocation Center (approx. 2 miles away); Soothing Waters (approx. 2 miles away); On Guard
Categories. • Native Americans • Paleontology •
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