Thomas Sleight Cabin - 441
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing
N 42° 13.404 W 111° 24.079
12T E 466880 N 4674658
This large rock with plaque are located in a park on Main Street in the town of Paris, Idaho.
Waymark Code: WMFP1B
Location: Idaho, United States
Date Posted: 11/11/2012
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member JacobBarlow
Views: 6

This nice city park has a pretty lawn, picnic tables, benches, a log cabin, and this monument which consists of a large boulder with a plaque on it.
Marker Name: Thomas Sleight Cabin

Marker Number: Dup No 441

Marker Text:
Thomas Sleight Cabin The Thomas Sleight Cabin was built in the fall of 1863 by Thomas Sleight and Charles Atkins, who with their wives, Marianne and Ann, accupied it together during the first winter of the settlement of Paris, Idaho. It was first finished with a dirt floor and a sod roof. The logs were stripped of bark and notched but not cut or otherwise shaped and were chinked with mud to keep out the wind The windows and door frames were set in with wooden pegs. It was ready for occupancy before the snow fell. DUP No 441. 1988 Elizabeth Passey Camp

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