Johnny Sack Cabin
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Volcanoguy
N 44° 30.028 W 111° 15.338
12T E 479677 N 4927492
Quick Description: History sign at Big Springs.
Location: Idaho, United States
Date Posted: 8/14/2011 8:20:35 AM
Waymark Code: WMC9YM
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member muddawber
Views: 3

Long Description:
This history sign is located at Big Springs and discusses the history of the Sack Cabin.
Marker Name: Big Springs

Marker Type: Roadside

Marker Text:
Johnny Sack Cabin Built by Johnny Sack in the early 1930’s, the 4’ 11” German immigrant built the entire cabin and furnishings by hand. The small water wheel built by Johnny was to provide electricity and water to the cabin. The water was pumped up-hill to a cistern and ran by gravity flow through pipes to the cabin. After Johnny Sack’s death in 1956, the estate was sold to Rudy Kipp. In 1981, the cabin was listed on the National Register of Historical places.


County: Fremont

Group Responsible for Placement: U.S. Forest Service

City: Not listed

Date Dedicated: Not listed

Marker Number: Not listed

Web link(s) for additional information: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
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