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
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