Settlement of Fish Haven ~ 294
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N 42° 02.350 W 111° 23.761
12T E 467222 N 4654200
Fish Haven, Idaho was initially settled in 1864.
Waymark Code: WMB0GA
Location: Idaho, United States
Date Posted: 03/20/2011
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member JacobBarlow
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Daughters of Utah Pioneers
No. 294
Erected 1964
Settlement of Fish Haven
The Bear Lake resort town of Fish Haven was founded in 1864. Most of the original settlers moved away, leaving Thomas and William Shirley, Henry Howell, John Stock and their families the first permanent settlers. Joseph C. Rich and John Bagley threw a seine into the mouth of a creek while surveying the lake and brought out 96 large trout: hence the name "Fish Haven". Mail came about once a week by pack horse in summer and by men on snowshoes in winter. In 1868 an L.D.S. church was erected where all public meetings were held. Robert Pope was the first Bishop. The bell, donated by Charles B. Wilson, rang for all important occasions.
Fish Haven Camp - - Bear Lake County, Idaho
Marker Name: Settlement of Fish Haven

Marker Number: 294

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