In 1879 the U.&N. Railroad Co. named their water stop, Basalt. Henry R. Whitmill settled in Cedar Point in 1884. Andrew O. Inglestrom filed on land, 1885. Others followed, built canal, homes, L.D.S. church house, cheese factory, two stores, saloon, . . . — — Map (db m140399) HM
Towering 2500 feet high, two over lapping rock domes form a 300,000 year-old butte that dominates this lava plain.
After a hot flow of molten rhyolite (acidic rock) boiled up through older lava, a second rhyolite dome pushed up a . . . — — Map (db m103820) HM
A log structure was erected one half mile north of this site in 1864, which served as a stage station. The Ben Holliday stages use it as a stopping place as did the freighters who passed this way. Mail was unofficially handled here for more than a . . . — — Map (db m124480) HM
Molten rock, forced upward for 30 to 50 miles through fissures in the earth, has cooled into the hard lava found here.
Continued pressure from below has made great cracks in the contorted surface. This lava solidified only a few thousand . . . — — Map (db m108346) HM
Rising above this level plain of lava flows and windblown soils these high landmarks are recent additions to Idaho’s landscape.
East Butte (farthest east) flowed up and cooled quickly about 600,000 years ago, while Big Southern . . . — — Map (db m103818) HM
has been designated a
under the provisions of the historic sites act of August 21, 1935. This site possesses exceptional value in commemorating and illustrating the history of the United States . . . — — Map (db m108309) HM
First habitation in this region was built by Nathaniel J. Wyeth on Snake River 14 miles west of this monument July 15, 1834 and named for Henry Hall, senior member of Wyeth's firm.
The original stockade, 80 feet square was purchased by Hudson's . . . — — Map (db m124481) HM
This area was crossed by many trails used by the ancestors of the Shoshone and Bannock people. Some trails connected hunting and gathering grounds; others marked traditional ceremonial lands of the various Shoshone and Bannock bands. Among the . . . — — Map (db m108542) HM
(Three panels are mounted in a kiosk located near the Fort Hall Indian Reservation Museum)Panel 1:
Shoshone and Bannock Tribes
Before settlers came to this region, Shoshone and Bannock tribal members moved with . . . — — Map (db m108545) HM
The Shoshone-Bannock Tribes Dedicate This Memorial in Honor of the Men and Women Who Served Their Country in the Armed Forces of World Wars I and II
World War I Volunteers
Andrew F. Cutler • Joseph S. Cutler • Richard M. Creasey • . . . — — Map (db m124482) WM
The Fort Bridger Treaty of 1868 is among the most important documents created between the U.S. government and the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes. In addition to affirming the establishment of the Fort Hall Reservation, the Fort Bridger Treaty reserved the . . . — — Map (db m108541) HM
The south part of this area, known as Presto, was settled in 1870 by the Burrell, Just and Shoemaker families. In 1883 the Pritchett family came to Cedar Hollow. Later the Goshen, and the Christensen Monson, Hansen, Jensen, Teeples, Stoddard . . . — — Map (db m140400) HM
Moreland, Bingham County, Idaho, was carved out of flat, sagebrush-covered land inhabited by snakes and jackrabbits. It received its name from a remark made by an apostle of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints While visiting the area he . . . — — Map (db m140398) HM
"Teachers affect eternity: they can never tell where their influence stops."
The Alridge School was originally located on Cedar Creek off the Blackfoot River Road and was relocated in September of 1999.
The schoolhouse was donated to Bingham . . . — — Map (db m140453) HM
General Stores have been in wide use since the late 1860's. Some of the first General Stores were created in Paris, France as a means of attracting more business. The settling of the Wild West was a contributor to the growing number of General . . . — — Map (db m140455) HM
Before the close of 1885 the families of James Mitchell, A.T. Lawrence, Darius Allen, Joshua Adams, Felix, Heber, Frank and Ann Husband, Albert Christiansen and N.G. Mickelson settled here. Soon other followed. These settlers were organized into a . . . — — Map (db m140402) HM
Barns are a testament to our rural foundations. They are perhaps one of the greatest monuments of an almost forgotten way of life. These rustic buildings represent a time when people led a simpler, more provincial lifestyle.
The Barn was . . . — — Map (db m140452) HM