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Historical Markers in Adams County, Idaho

 
Clickable Map of Adams County, Idaho and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Adams County, ID (5) Gem County, ID (3) Idaho County, ID (87) Valley County, ID (7) Washington County, ID (6) Baker County, OR (64) Wallowa County, OR (20)  AdamsCounty(5) Adams County (5)  GemCounty(3) Gem County (3)  IdahoCounty(87) Idaho County (87)  ValleyCounty(7) Valley County (7)  WashingtonCounty(6) Washington County (6)  BakerCountyOregon(64) Baker County (64)  WallowaCounty(20) Wallowa County (20)
Council is the county seat for Adams County
Adjacent to Adams County, Idaho
      Gem County (3)  
      Idaho County (87)  
      Valley County (7)  
      Washington County (6)  
      Baker County, Oregon (64)  
      Wallowa County, Oregon (20)  
 
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1Idaho (Adams County), Council — 420 — Old Railroads
An ambitious railroad project to a high Seven Devils copper mine (elevation 6800 ft.) created a lot of excitement here in 1898-1899. This would have been Idaho's highest mountain railroad if funding had been available to complete it. Construction . . . Map (db m23226) HM
2Idaho (Adams County), Meadows — 183 — Packer John's Cabin
John Welch -- always known as Packer John -- hauled supplies from Lewiston to Idaho City during a major Boise Basin gold rush of 1863-1864. He built a cabin (1/4 mile north of here) that immediately became an historic Idaho landmark. Territorial . . . Map (db m37957) HM
3Idaho (Adams County), Mesa — 374 — Mesa Orchards
For more than half a century, after 1910, an apple orchard of nearly 1400 acres, thought to be the largest in the United States under one management, covered this area. Investors, mostly from the eastern U.S., bought 10-acre shares to finance the . . . Map (db m23222) HM
4Idaho (Adams County), New Meadows — J. I. Morgan, Inc.
In 1946 Jack Morgan and his brother Ed purchased the logging division at New Meadows, Idaho, from Boise Payette Lumber Company. The new company was called J. I. Morgan, Inc. In the years that followed, the company was . . . Map (db m110379) HM
5Idaho (Adams County), New Meadows — Packer John's Cabin
One fourth mile north. Built 1862 First Democratic Territorial Convention held in Cabin Fall of 1863 Map (db m119372) HM
 
 
 
 
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Dec. 9, 2022