Butte County, Idaho, GenWeb Project


Old Stories of Lost River Valley

Big Butte Area
The Lost River of John Day -- by Frances Haines, Jr.
How Arco Received Its Name
First Settlers Came to Lost River
First Furrow was Turned in the Valley
Boom Towns of Lost River
Arco Houston Stage Robbery
Droves of Livestock Trailed through in '80
Early Tragedies
Fred Winterhoff and Jack Hood Seek Silver at Era
1887 saw Era Booming with Lots of Trouble
Horn Silver and Hub Mines were Discovered
Earliest Religious Activity

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