Pooles Island - Menan
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz
N 43° 43.245 W 111° 59.640
12T E 419933 N 4841337
Quick Description: Menan was originally called Pooles Island then officially named Cedar Butte which was then changed again to Menan.
Location: Idaho, United States
Date Posted: 1/20/2012 1:59:26 PM
Waymark Code: WMDJFC
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member muddawber
Views: 2

Long Description:
Daughters of Utah Pioneers
No. 378
Erected 1971
Pooles Island - Menan
Pooles Island, first settled 1879 by members
of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints,
John R. Poole, Presiding Elder. Cedar Butte
Ward organized 1884, Robert L. Bybee, Bishop.
Long Island canal water right decreed 1880;
school began 1881; Susue P. Lawson, teacher;
townsite surveyed 1883; grist mill 1894;
pioneer merchant, C.A. Smith, Sr. Postoffice
established 1885; changed Cedar Butte name
to Menan, Indian word for island. Francis
M. Bybee, Postmaster.
Laurann Camp
Marker Name: Pooles Island - Menan

Marker Type: Roadside

Marker Text:
See Long Description


County: Jefferson

City: Menan

Date Dedicated: 1971

Group Responsible for Placement: Daughters of Utah Pioneers

Marker Number: 378

Web link(s) for additional information: Not listed

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