Beaver Dick's Ferry

Beaver Dick's Ferry (HMEYX)

Location: Boise, ID 83716 Ada County
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Country: United States of America
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N 43° 33.074', W 116° 5.93'

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In 1863 and 1864, overland packers hauling supplies from Salt Lake City to Idaho City crossed here and took a direct route northward to More's Creek.

They cut a steep grade from the Oregon Trail down to Beaver Dick's Ferry, which served a crossing only a short distance below here. After gold rush excitement ended, Idaho City traffic came on through Boise and used a toll road further north to Boise Basin.
Series This marker is part of the Idaho: Idaho State Historical Society series, and the Oregon Trail series.
Marker Number359
Placed ByIdaho Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 12th, 2014 at 9:18pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11T E 572792 N 4822425
Decimal Degrees43.55123333, -116.09883333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 33.074', W 116° 5.93'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 33' 4.44" N, 116° 5' 55.80" W
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Area Code(s)208
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6883 E Warm Springs Ave, Boise ID 83716, US
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