Footprints of the Past

Footprints of the Past (HM2AM4)

Location: Athol, ID 83801 Kootenai County
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Country: United States of America
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N 47° 57.816', W 116° 33.432'

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Once the grounds of a naval hospital, this area of park is now home to four disc golf courses.
In 1942, the US Government acquired this land to build a navy training station. Over the next four years 293,381 men went through their boot training here. As you play the courses, you will see concrete pads, pillars, and old foundations. These remains, along with the water tower, are the "footprints" of the training station, and the most modern hospital facility in the Northwest at that time. Many of the long narrow fairways you will play were once part of the 7 1/2 miles of corridors that made up the extensive hospital complex.
HM NumberHM2AM4
Placed ByIdaho State Parks and Recreation
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, August 20th, 2018 at 5:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11T E 533054 N 5312349
Decimal Degrees47.96360000, -116.55720000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 47° 57.816', W 116° 33.432'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds47° 57' 48.96" N, 116° 33' 25.92" W
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Area Code(s)208
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 17378 N Whitetail Trail, Athol ID 83801, US
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