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Gibbonsville, Idaho Historical Markers

 
View East from the Deep Creek Marker image, Touch for more information
By Chris English, September 25, 2012
View East from the Deep Creek Marker
Idaho (Lemhi County), Gibbonsville — Deep Creek
Sept. 2, 1805 Lewis and Clark proceeded with much difficulty up the North Fork, they camped on the west side of the river in this vicinity.

Clark wrote "...we were obliged to cut a road, over rocky hill Slides where our horses were in peteal . . . — Map (db m59864) HM

Idaho (Lemhi County), Gibbonsville — 243 — Gibbonsville
British investment in a large Gibbonsville mine after 1880 made this an important gold camp until 1899. Discovery of a major lode here in 1877 and construction of a good wagon road to a Utah and Northern Railway terminal in Montana brought . . . — Map (db m109623) HM
Idaho (Lemhi County), Gibbonsville — Jerry Fahey’s Cutoff
Original construction of the wagon road was relatively simple. With a little luck and a lot of sweat, the ten foot wide path only needed the removal of a few large rocks and trees. By the turn of the twentieth century the road was improved to haul . . . — Map (db m109638) HM
Idaho (Lemhi County), Gibbonsville — 269 — Lewis and Clark
On their way north searching for a route over Idaho's mountain barrier, Lewis and Clark left this canyon and ascended a high ridge to reach Bitterroot Valley, September 3-4, 1805. No Indian trail came this way, but Tobe, their experienced Shoshoni . . . — Map (db m59798) HM
Idaho (Lemhi County), Gibbonsville — Lost Trail Pass
Two adjacent markers which complement each other are treated as one marker. Lost Trail Pass “hills high & rockey on each Side, in the after part of the day the high mountains closed the Creek on each Side and . . . — Map (db m109641) HM

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