“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 Elk City, Idaho

Clickable Map of Idaho 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> Idaho County, ID (87) Adams County, ID (5) Clearwater County, ID (37) Lemhi County, ID (74) Lewis County, ID (12) Nez Perce County, ID (54) Valley County, ID (7) Missoula County, MT (134) Ravalli County, MT (35) Wallowa County, OR (20)  IdahoCounty(87) Idaho County (87)  AdamsCounty(5) Adams County (5)  ClearwaterCounty(37) Clearwater County (37)  LemhiCounty(74) Lemhi County (74)  (12) Lewis County (12)  NezPerceCounty(54) Nez Perce County (54)  ValleyCounty(7) Valley County (7)  MissoulaCountyMontana(134) Missoula County (134)  RavalliCounty(35) Ravalli County (35)  WallowaCountyOregon(20) Wallowa County (20)
Grangeville is the county seat for Idaho County
Elk City is in Idaho County
      Idaho County (87)  
      Adams County (5)  
      Clearwater County (37)  
      Lemhi County (74)  
      Lewis County (12)  
      Nez Perce County (54)  
      Valley County (7)  
      Missoula County, Montana (134)  
      Ravalli County, Montana (35)  
      Wallowa County, Oregon (20)  
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1Idaho (Idaho County), Elk City — 370 — Buffalo Pit
An exceptionally large hydraulic pit, left by massive placer mining in this area, still can be seen 1 mile from here. Buffalo company miners using hydraulic giants -- large metal hoses with nozzles that could direct a stream of water under . . . Map (db m121285) HM
2Idaho (Idaho County), Elk City — 168 — Elk City
Twenty-two prospectors from Pierce discovered the Elk City mines in May, 1861 and a gold rush followed that Summer. Through July the houses were "nice and airy, being constructed of brush." with bars for doors "to keep out the cayuse horses." . . . Map (db m121287) HM
3Idaho (Idaho County), Elk City — Elk City TownsiteGold Rush Loop Tour
Elk City was the first mining town in Idaho County. The first miners saw a herd of at least 700 elk while camping on the hill east of the present townsite, hence the name Elk City. In September 1861, Elk City was established between Elk City and . . . Map (db m121316) HM
4Idaho (Idaho County), Elk City — 369 — Nez Perce Trail
An old Indian trail connected Elk City with mines in Montana when Idaho's gold rush spread in 1862. Following a route developed by Nez Perce buffalo hunters, a host of miners and packers ascended a series of ridges overlooking deep Salmon and . . . Map (db m121289) HM
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Sep. 29, 2022