Boise Ford ~ 400
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz
N 41° 41.652 W 112° 08.486
12T E 405016 N 4616453
The Boise Ford was used by stagecoaches and other vehicles before bridges were built in the area. This marker is about 2 1/2 miles northwest of the actual ford.
Waymark Code: WMB0MG
Location: Utah, United States
Date Posted: 03/20/2011
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member JacobBarlow
Views: 11

Daughters of Utah Pioneers
No. 400
Erected 1977
Boise Ford
A natural ford on Bear River, first used by Indians, trappers and explorers, was selected by John Hailey in 1863, as the crossing point for his new stagecoach road from Salt Lake City, Utah to Boise, Idaho. Unknown hands carved "Boise Ford, 1853" on a large stone on each bank of the river. Located approximately three quarters of a mile south and two miles east of this marker, the ford was used until bridges were built.
North Box Elder County
Marker Name: Boise Ford

Marker Number: 400

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