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Pooles Island - Menan Marker image, Touch for more information
By Barry Swackhamer, June 23, 2017
Pooles Island - Menan Marker
Idaho (Jefferson County), Menan — 378 — Pooles Island - Menan
Pooles Island, first settled 1879 by members of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, John R. Poole, presiding elder. Cedar Butte Ward organized 1884, Robert L. Bybee, Bishop. Long Island Canal water right decreed 1880; school began 1881; . . . — Map (db m108994) HM
Idaho (Jefferson County), Roberts — 323 — Market Lake The flat irrigated fields that stretch to the next interchange used to be a great Indian and trappers' hunting ground in an old lake that came and went
In historic time Market Lake was formed during the great Snake River Flood of 1853. When a new railroad grade blocked the overflow channel leading from the river, the lake disappeared for a time after 1887. Later irrigation seepage restored . . . — Map (db m109685) HM

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