Captain John Mullan Memorial

Front Street, Wallace, ID


Captain John Mullan Memorial

Photo taken by Richard Doody in June 2019



This is one of 13 such monuments designed by Edgar S. Paxson and placed along the route of the 624 mile military road constructed under the direction of Captain John Mullan between 1859 and 1861 to connect Fort Walla Walla near the Columbia with Fort Benton on the Missouri. The inscription on this one reads, "Erected under the auspices of The Historical Society of Idaho and The Society of Montana Pioneers. Gift of William A. Clark Jr. of Butte, Montana to the City of Wallace - 1918."

Update Log 

  • July 9, 2019: New photos from Richard Doody
  • July 9, 2019: Added by Richard Doody


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