Dayton, Idaho
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz
N 42° 06.899 W 111° 59.613
12T E 417864 N 4663020
Quick Description: This historical marker, erected by the Daughters of Utah Pioneers, is located at the eastern edge of Perkins Park in Dayton.
Location: Idaho, United States
Date Posted: 12/12/2013 10:00:29 PM
Waymark Code: WMJPDC
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Team GeoDuo
Views: 2

Long Description:
Daughters of Utah Pioneers
No. 171
Erected Dec. 1951
Dayton, Idaho

In 1867 Joseph Chadwick and family settled on Five Mile Creek and built a log cabin. In one room he had a supply store to accommodate the few settlers and freighters. He was followed by Peter Poole, Robert Taylor, Stephan Callan, George Mendenhall, Richard Wickham and their families. The locality was originally known as Five Mile, later Chadville, and in 1890 Card. In 1906 Wm. B. Preston gave it the name of Dayton. Fred Jensen was the first L.D.S. presiding elder.

Daytona Camp

Marker Name: Dayton, Idaho

Marker Type: Roadside

Marker Text:
See Long Description


County: Franklin

City: Dayton

Date Dedicated: December 1951

Group Responsible for Placement: Daughters of Utah Pioneers

Marker Number: 171

Web link(s) for additional information: Not listed

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