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Fordson Tractor and Marker image, Touch for more information
By Barry Swackhamer, June 23, 2017
Fordson Tractor and Marker
Idaho (Teton County), Driggs — Fordson Tractor
The Fordson could pull discs and plows that would require at least four mules to pull, and it could work all day. Provided the radiator was continually filled, the fuel replenished, and the water in the air filter take changed. On dry days, mud . . . — Map (db m108454) HM
Idaho (Teton County), Driggs — 38 — John ColterErected Sept. 1938
Who accompanied Lewis & Clark through the Northwest in 1803-6, was the first white man to enter Teton Valley (Pierre’s Hole) in 1807 and discovered Teton Pass, Jackson Hole and the wonders of Yellowstone Park. Later called “Colter’s . . . — Map (db m84353) HM
Idaho (Teton County), Driggs — 139 — Pierre's Hole
Teton Valley was known originally as Pierre's Hole. Rich in beaver, it was a favorite stamping ground for British and American fur traders and trappers between 1819-1840. "Old Pierre" Tevanitagon, an Iroquois Indian fur trapper of the Hudson . . . — Map (db m108457) HM
Idaho (Teton County), Driggs — Pierre's Hole Rendezvous and Battle
Over 325 non-natives were in attendance. American Fur Company with 90 trappers; Rocky Mountain Fur Company with 100 men; several smaller fur companies and numerous free trappers joined 120 lodges of Nez Perce and 80 lodges of Flatheads. Trappers Jim . . . — Map (db m108456) HM
Idaho (Teton County), Driggs — Teton County Veterans Memorial
Veteran’s Memorial Dedicated to all veterans who have served from Teton Valley All gave some- Some gave all WWI: 183 Served, 4 Killed Guy S. Butler, Lindsay Edward Murdock, Moses A. Hulet, George Anthony Smith WWII: 436 . . . — Map (db m84354) WM
Idaho (Teton County), Driggs — Tetonia School Bell
This Bell was used at Tetonia School in the North End of Teton Valley. In the valley there were 19 communities with schools before they consolidated to the three towns; Tetonia, Driggs, and Victor. Tetonia town site was laid out and officially . . . — Map (db m108453) HM
Idaho (Teton County), Tetonia — 225 — John Colter
Discovered this valley in 1808 while exploring the Yellowstone and Upper Snake country in search of beaver. Setting out all by himself with it gun and a 30 pound pack he tried to get the Indians to join in his trapping business. On his way . . . — Map (db m108352) HM
Idaho (Teton County), Tetonia — 315 — Teton Range
Flanked by rock formations more than 2 1/2 billion years old, these 3 granite peaks rose up less than 9 million year (ago), very new as mountains go. They are still rising. Hinged at the base of the ridge before you, a block of rock 40 . . . — Map (db m108353) HM

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