Pioneer Cabin
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz
N 42° 25.729 W 112° 07.591
12T E 407332 N 4698003
Quick Description: One of the first log cabins built in Marsh Valley was used for the first school and store.
Location: Idaho, United States
Date Posted: 1/21/2012 9:35:35 AM
Waymark Code: WMDJMJ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member muddawber
Views: 6

Long Description:
Daughters of Utah Pioneers
No. 269
Erected 1961
Pioneer Cabin
This cabin, one of the first built on the Nine
Mile Creek in Marsh Valley, was erected by
William Jackson and Cyrus Coffin before 1866.
Later it was purchased by Abigail Coffin, who
with her sons, Nathan, Cyrus, and William were
among the first settlers. Others followed. They
took up land and built homes, using the cabin
for the first school and store. A branch
of the L.D.S. Church was created and in 1891
Cambridge Ward, about 2 1/2 miles north of Downey
was organized with William A. Coffin Bishop.
Hunt Camp - - - - Bannock County, Idaho
Marker Name: Pioneer Cabin

Marker Type: Roadside

Marker Text:
See Long Description

County: Bannock

City: Downey

Date Dedicated: 1961

Group Responsible for Placement: Daughters of Utah Pioneers

Marker Number: 269

Web link(s) for additional information: Not listed

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