Bear Lake Valley - 238
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Chasing Blue Sky
N 42° 19.045 W 111° 27.194
12T E 462651 N 4685119
Quick Description: This historical marker, placed by the Daughters of Utah Pioneers, is located in the small town of Liberty, Idaho.
Location: Idaho, United States
Date Posted: 10/19/2012 10:35:06 AM
Waymark Code: WMFGYF
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member JacobBarlow
Views: 5

Long Description:
This Daughters of Utah Pioneers marker is situated on the southwest corner of the Liberty, Idaho LDS Chapel located along the north side of Highway 36. It is visible from the highway, with the plaque facing east. The marker is attached to a large base made of carved stones. It reads:

Bear Lake Valley

In 1863 Charles C. Rich with others
explored this valley. A group of settlers in
eleven wagons traveled through
Emigration Canyon in September and
founded Paris. Log huts with dirt floors and roofs
sheltered 48 men, 40 women and 30 children during the
winter. Church services were held in homes until a log
building was erected. Next year 700 pioneers entered the
valley and established other settlements. Their
main food was fish and wild game. Men on
snowshoes carried communications between
the settlements. A treaty of peace and friendship
with the Indians was made by Charles C. Rich and was
faithfully kept.

No. 238
1967
Bear Lake County
Marker Name: Bear Lake Valley

Marker Number: 238

Marker Text:
Bear Lake Valley In 1863 Charles C. Rich with others explored this valley. A group of settlers in eleven wagons traveled through Emigration Canyon in September and founded Paris. Log huts with dirt floors and roofs sheltered 48 men, 40 women and 30 children during the winter. Church services were held in homes until a log building was erected. Next year 700 pioneers entered the valley and established other settlements. Their main food was fish and wild game. Men on snowshoes carried communications between the settlements. A treaty of peace and friendship with the Indians was made by Charles C. Rich and was faithfully kept. No. 238 1967 Bear Lake County


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