Long before fur hunters explored here in 1811, an annual Indian salmon festival was held each July in this area.
Indian peoples came great distances to trade, celebrate, and arrange intertribal marriages. Cheyenne and Arapaho bands brought . . . — — Map (db m23197) HM
The valley of the Snake, historic passage from the Midwest to the Northwest, has been a primary route for travel since the days of Indians and fur traders.
The Oregon Trail forded the river at Old Fort Boise, the Hudson's Bay Company 12 miles . . . — — Map (db m23195) HM
In 1810-18 Francois Payette, Donald McKenzie, John Day, Jack Weiser, a Mr. Whitman and others, named this valley and river "Payette." In 1862 David Bivens' stage station was erected and Nathan Falk's store was opened in 1876. William E. Smythe, of . . . — — Map (db m119315) HM
In 1894, the National Irrigation Congress designed a model town and canal system. New Plymouth was founded to demonstrate it, and farming began here in 1896.
Organizers and settlers came from Cleveland, Boston and Chicago to try out their . . . — — Map (db m119313) HM
This park memorializes the Pacific Northwest's most successful French Canadian fur trapper, for whom this city and county are named.
In 1812, he came from Quebec to the Columbia at the age of 18. Moving inland to the Snake country in 1818, . . . — — Map (db m119320) HM
That the memory of the boys who gave their lives and their services in the defense of their county and to perpetuate its ideals shall live as an inspiration to courage and patriotism — — Map (db m119318) WM