“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Sons and Daughters of Idaho Pioneers Historical Markers

This series consists primarily of large, 'concrete' Idaho-shaped monuments erected by the Sons and Daughters of Idaho Pioneers, but sometimes by other groups, and other markers erected by the Sons and Daughters of Idaho Pioneers.
McClelland Ferry Marker image, Touch for more information
By Barry Swackhamer, May 17, 2018
McClelland Ferry Marker
1 Idaho, Ada County, Boise — McClelland Ferry
Near this spot the McClelland Ferry Crossed the river in 1864.Map (db m119202) HM
2 Idaho, Ada County, Boise — Wilson Price Hunt Expedition
In Memory of Wilson Price Hunt Expedition First Whites to visit Boise Valley 1811 Map (db m119203) HM
3 Idaho, 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
4 Idaho, Boise County, Idaho City — Idaho Territorial Penitentiary
Built in May, 1864 by G.B. Walker at a cost of $10975. Jointly used by Idaho Territory and Boise Co. Original site was on Buena Vista Bar west of City. Building was moved in 1930 to make way for gold mining, and move twice more before being placed . . . Map (db m119105) HM
5 Idaho, Caribou County, Soda Springs — William Henry Harrison
Oregon Trail Memorial Erected 1931 Restored 1978 Caribou County 4H Builders Club In honor of William Henry Harrison of Massachusetts who lost his life on the Oregon Trail about 1850. Erected by his niece Mrs. Alura F. . . . Map (db m106732) HM
6 Idaho, Cassia County, Almo — Horrible Indian MassacreAlmo Idaho
Dedicated to the Memory Of those who lost their lives in a most Horrible Indian Massacre 1861 Three hundred immigrants west bound Only five escapedMap (db m119536) HM
7 Idaho, Elmore County, Glenns Ferry — To All Pioneers
To all pioneers who crossed over Three Island Crossing and helped to win the west. Erected 1931 by Troop One Boy Scouts of America Roslyn, New York Scoutmaster E.K. Pietsch Reproduced 1990 Map (db m31679) HM
8 Idaho, Idaho County, Cottonwood — Seventeen Volunteers
Erected in memory of the seventeen volunteers who engaged in battle with the Indians 2000 feet East from this point with two killed and three wounded the 5th day of July 1877 during the Nez Perce Indian War. Captain D.B. Randall, C.M. Day, James . . . Map (db m121144) HM
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9 Idaho, Nez Perce County, Lapwai — Craig Donation Claim
Located Sept. 15, 1846 by William Craig mountain man and his Indian wife Isabel. First permanent white settler in Idaho, 1840, first Nez Perce Indian Agent, 1848; interpreter at Walla Walla Flathead and Blackfoot Councils, 1855 Lieutenant . . . Map (db m121603) HM
10 Idaho, Owyhee County, Murphy — The Otter Massacre
Erected to the memory of the Otter Massacre 1860 Forty four persons ambushed by Shoshoni Indians either killed or scattered. Most awful human experience. Site ten miles east on Sinker Creek.Map (db m110210) HM
11 Idaho, Twin Falls County, Hansen — First Trading Post
Historical Spot Stricker Store and Rock Creek Stage Station. Five miles south, one mile west. First Trading Post to be established west of Fort Hall on the Old Oregon Trail in 1863. Map (db m125447) HM
12 Idaho, Washington County, Cambridge — The Cuddy Mill
This marker commemorates the Cuddy Mill. Built by John Cuddy in 1869. Originally six miles north of here, at the foot of Cuddy Mountain. The General Howard Expedition against the Indians on the warpath under Chief Joseph had grain ground . . . Map (db m119371) HM
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Dec. 2, 2023