Fishing Falls

Fishing Falls (HML5U)

Location: Hagerman, ID 83332 Twin Falls County
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Country: United States of America
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N 42° 42.761', W 114° 51.308'

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When John C. Fremont came this way mapping emigrant roads in 1843, he found an important Indian village at Fishing Falls (Kanaka rapids) about 4 miles above here.

He reported that native salmon spearers there were "unusually gay...fond of laughter; and in their apparent good nature and merry character...entirely different from the Indians we had been accustomed to see." As Snake River's highest salmon cascades, Fishing Falls was included on many early western maps.
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HM NumberHML5U
Series This marker is part of the Idaho: Idaho State Historical Society series
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Marker Number330
Placed ByIdaho Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 4th, 2014 at 7:04am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11T E 675640 N 4731140
Decimal Degrees42.71268333, -114.85513333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 42.761', W 114° 51.308'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 42' 45.66" N, 114° 51' 18.48" W
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Area Code(s)208
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 18812-18854 N 950 E, Hagerman ID 83332, US
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