“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Caldwell, Idaho

Clickable Map of Canyon County, Idaho and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Canyon County, ID (22) Ada County, ID (62) Gem County, ID (3) Owyhee County, ID (12) Payette County, ID (7) Malheur County, OR (24)  CanyonCounty(22) Canyon County (22)  AdaCounty(62) Ada County (62)  GemCounty(3) Gem County (3)  OwyheeCounty(12) Owyhee County (12)  PayetteCounty(7) Payette County (7)  MalheurCountyOregon(24) Malheur County (24)
Caldwell is the county seat for Canyon County
Caldwell is in Canyon County
      Canyon County (22)  
      Ada County (62)  
      Gem County (3)  
      Owyhee County (12)  
      Payette County (7)  
      Malheur County, Oregon (24)  
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1Idaho (Canyon County), Caldwell — A.K. Steunenberg / Frank Steunenberg
Second generation Hollanders, the 10 Steunenberg children (6 boys, 4 girls) lived their formative years in Knoxville, Iowa. A.K. (Albert Keppel) Steunenberg, answering an advertisement for a printer, came to Caldwell in the late 1880's. He called . . . Map (db m110215) HM
2Idaho (Canyon County), Caldwell — Caldwell Train Depot
In 1884, the Oregon Short Line Railroad reached "Bugtown," later renamed Caldwell after C.A. "Alexander" Caldwell, who served as the President of the Idaho & Oregon Land Improvement Company at the time. The current depot facility is actually the . . . Map (db m110213) HM
3Idaho (Canyon County), Caldwell — 455 — Emigrant Crossing
After reaching Boise River, emigrant wagons had to travel 30 miles to find a good crossing about 1/4 mile north of here. They had to avoid a wide zone of shifting channels, so they descended Canyon Hill where the route is still visible. In . . . Map (db m22326) HM
4Idaho (Canyon County), Caldwell — Idaho's First Heroine - Madame Marie Dorion
Madame Marie Dorion passed through Caldwell area in 1811 as the only female traveler in the Wilson Price Hunt Party on what would become a portion of the Oregon Trail through Southern Idaho. She would return to the area with her husband, Pierre . . . Map (db m119274) HM
5Idaho (Canyon County), Caldwell — Lake LowellBureau of Reclamation — Lower Embankment —
. . . Map (db m195536) HM
6Idaho (Canyon County), Caldwell — 291 — The College of Idaho
Planned by the Presbyterians of southern Idaho in 1884 and opened with 19 students in 1891, this is Idaho's oldest college. William Judson Boone, the founder, remained president 45 years. From a modest beginning with a faculty of 8 (including two . . . Map (db m26193) HM
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Sep. 29, 2022