Salmon Falls

Salmon Falls (HML4C)

Location: Hagerman, ID 83332 Twin Falls County
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Country: United States of America
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N 42° 44.747', W 114° 51.073'

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In 1812, Joseph Miller found 100 lodges of Indians spearing thousands of salmon each afternoon at a cascade below here. Each summer they dried a year's supply.

After 1842, they also traded salmon to Oregon Trail emigrants. John C. Fremont marveled at Salmon Falls 18-foot vertical drop, adjacent to "a sheet of foaming water...divided and broken into cateracts" by islands that "give it much picturesque beauty, and make it one of those places that the traveler turns again and again to fix in his memory."
HM NumberHML4C
Series This marker is part of the Idaho: Idaho State Historical Society series, and the Oregon Trail series.
Marker Number204
Placed ByIdaho Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 10:11am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11T E 675867 N 4734824
Decimal Degrees42.74578333, -114.85121667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 44.747', W 114° 51.073'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 44' 44.82" N, 114° 51' 4.38" W
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Area Code(s)208
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 100 N 950 E, Hagerman ID 83332, US
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