Lewisville
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz
N 43° 41.737 W 112° 00.708
12T E 418466 N 4838564
Quick Description: Lewisville was one of the first settlements in the Snake River Valley.
Location: Idaho, United States
Date Posted: 1/20/2012 7:34:31 AM
Waymark Code: WMDJBD
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member muddawber
Views: 2

Long Description:
Daughters of Utah Pioneers
No. 230
Erected 1956
Lewisville
In 1882 Richard F. Jardine, Edmund, Brigham,
and John Ellsworth with their families
founded Lewisville. It was named in honor
of Lewis and Clark Expedition and was one
of the first settlements in the Snake River
Valley. They cleared sagebrush, dug canals,
fought mosquitoes and built humble homes.
A log room served for church, school
and recreation. A Branch of the L.D.S.
Church was established in 1883 and a ward
organized Aug. 17, 1884. Richard F Jardine
bishop, Don C. Walker Sunday School Supt.,
Charles Shurtliff first school teacher and
Olive Goody first postmistress.
Lu-Ann Camp - - - - Jefferson County, Idaho
Marker Name: Lewisville

Marker Type: Roadside

Marker Text:
See Long Description


County: Jefferson

City: Lewisville

Date Dedicated: 1956

Group Responsible for Placement: Daughters of Utah Pioneers

Marker Number: 230

Web link(s) for additional information: Not listed

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