Our First Church ~ 289
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz
N 42° 13.469 W 111° 24.045
12T E 466928 N 4674778
Quick Description: The first church in Paris was constructed in 1865.
Location: Idaho, United States
Date Posted: 3/20/2011 2:18:22 AM
Waymark Code: WMB0FG
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member JacobBarlow
Views: 3

Long Description:
Daughters of Utah Pioneers
No. 289
Erected 1963
Our First Church
Paris Idaho was settled in the fall of 1863. Two years later a building used for church, school and recreation was erected by James Nye and others, of logs hauled from George Sirrine's sawmill. It was 20' x 60 with two large rooms and a stage at one end. Later an annex, balcony and belfry were added. In 1870 the First Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints was organized, Henry D. Horne Bishop. Thomas Sleight and Louis Ricks taught school. This bell rang for assembly until 1942.
Elizabeth Passey Camp - - Bear Lake County, Idaho
Marker Name: Our First Church

Marker Number: 289

Marker Text:
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