First School House ~ 280
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N 42° 47.923 W 112° 14.743
12T E 398132 N 4739215
Quick Description: This historical marker, erected by the Daughters of Utah Pioneers, is located on Rapid Creek Road in northern Inkom.
Location: Idaho, United States
Date Posted: 12/11/2013 9:28:38 PM
Waymark Code: WMJP6M
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member JacobBarlow
Views: 7

Long Description:
Daughters of Utah Pioneers
No. 280
Erected 1963
First School House

Fort Hall Indian Reservation was established by government order July 14, 1887, following treaties made with the Shoshone Indians. In July 1902 a portion of the reservation was opened for white settlement. Homesteaders moved into the beautiful Inkom Valley and by October 15, 1902 School District 46 was created. E. M. Webb, A. J. Damron and Marceise Sorelle trailed logs through deep snow to the selected site and an 18x20 foot building was erected. Gertrude Kinney was the first teacher. Harry and Frank Steward, Erwin and Orpha Larsen, Hazel Damron, Mike and Hattie Sorelle and Hazel Preece were the first pupils.

Mary Lou Camp · · · Bannock County, Idaho

Marker Name: First School House

Marker Number: 280

Marker Text:
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