“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Madison County Idaho Historical Markers

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By Michael Herrick, May 11, 2017
Beaver Dick Marker
Idaho (Madison County), Rexburg — 273 — Beaver Dick
Beaver Dick This park is named for “Beaver Dick, “ a mountain man of late fur trade days, who lived on in this locality until 1899. He was born in England, and his real name was Richard Leigh. He came west as a trapper, but the . . . — Map (db m103902) HM
Idaho (Madison County), Rexburg — 404 — Brigham Young University - Idaho
Brigham Young University - Idaho had its beginning in 1888 as an academy affiliated with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Initially known as Bannock Stake Academy. It was renamed Fremont Stake Academy, Smith Academy, and Ricks . . . — Map (db m35477) HM
Idaho (Madison County), Rexburg — Hitching Post
Several of these hitching posts were connected by cable and located on the east front of the Tabernacle. Early Church attendees would tie their horses to the cable. — Map (db m108348) HM
Idaho (Madison County), Rexburg — 54 — In Honor of the Rexburg Stake Pioneers
Erected Sept. 28, 1935 In honor of the Rexburg Stake Pioneers The founders of Rexburg, March 11, 1883 Thomas E. Ricks• Henry Flamm • Francis C. Gunnell • Fred Smith• William F. Rigby • Daniel Walters • Thomas E. Ricks, Jr. • Lorenzo . . . — Map (db m84344) HM
Idaho (Madison County), Rexburg — 301 — Menan Buttes
Menan Buttes Two cones of glassy lava are located directly south of here. The largest rises 800 feet above the surrounding plain. Hot molten lava, erupting from great depth, met cold surface water in the wet flood plain of Snake river: the . . . — Map (db m103901) HM
Idaho (Madison County), Rexburg — 70 — North Fork Ferry
No. 70 August 21, 1937 In honor of The Mormon Pioneers of Idaho Builders of North Fork Ferry The first ferry on Henry’s Fork of Snake River, was first operated near this spot March 26, 1883. It was constructed by Rexburg . . . — Map (db m103903) HM
Idaho (Madison County), Rexburg — Pioneer ParkEstablished 1993-1997
To honor those who have contributed to Growth and Development of the Upper Valley Histories on file in Museum Library A Civic Improvement Project of the GFWC Rexburg Civic Club Labor and materials donate by local Scout troops, . . . — Map (db m84348) HM
Idaho (Madison County), Rexburg — 473 — Rexburg Milling Company
In the summer of 1883, William F. Rigby purchased, dismantled and moved by oxen a mill to the new community of Rexburg, establishing the only mill in southern Idaho. The mill was reconstructed on the west side of Third East, between Second and Third . . . — Map (db m42052) HM
Idaho (Madison County), Rexburg — Rexburg Tabernacle Centennial1912-2012
Ground was broken on May 14, 1911 by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to construct a tabernacle for the purpose of holding conference, baptisms, and other special meetings. President Joseph F. Smith dedicated the tabernacle eight . . . — Map (db m84346) HM
Idaho (Madison County), Rexburg — The Teton Dam Flood Marker
The collapse of the Teton River Dam on June 5, 1976 unloosed a savage flood which caused $500,000,000 in damage, took eleven lives, and made thousands homeless in Wilford, Sugar City, Rexburg, Salem, Hibbard, Firth, Blackfoot, and Roberts. But . . . — Map (db m84341) HM
Idaho (Madison County), Rexburg — 267 — The Three Tetons
The Three Tetons The giant peaks to the southeast were a famous early western landmark known to fur hunters and mountain men. Perhaps as early as 1819, French-speaking trappers were calling them the Trois Tetons - - the three breasts. More . . . — Map (db m103907) HM
Idaho (Madison County), Sugar City — Thomas C. Neibaur Monument
Thomas C. Neibaur Veteran Park

Medal of Honor (US), Legion d’honnuer (France), Croix de Guerre (France), Medal of Military Bravery (Montenegro), Purple Heart (US), WWI Victory Medal (US), Cross of War “Merit of War” . . . — Map (db m108790) WM

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