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By Barry Swackhamer, May 14, 2018
Twin Springs Marker
Idaho (Oneida County), Holbrook — 282 — Twin Springs
This was a major campground in the days of the California Gold Rush after Hudspeth's Cutoff brought the trail by here in 1849 Except in wet seasons, there was no water for 22 miles to the east. Parties often had to travel late into the . . . — Map (db m124142) HM
Idaho (Oneida County), Holbrook — Twin Springs Historic SiteCurlew National Grassland
Twin Springs is an oasis amid rolling hills of sagebrush; or as the early pioneers described "an endless sea of Artemisia". Wildlife, birds and people are drawn to Twin Springs' still water and rich grasses. Indigenous people traveled this valley . . . — Map (db m124144) HM
Idaho (Oneida County), Keogh — 317 — Lake Bonneville
20,000 years ago, this land was under water. Not far to the north, you can see the old shore of Lake Bonneville. Formed in a basin from which no river reached the ocean, this became the largest lake in North America. Finally the lake rose high . . . — Map (db m32888) HM

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