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Bear River Massacre Monument

near U.S. Route 91 where Battle Creek joins the Bear River
Franklin County, Idaho

Bear River Massacre Monument
Photo: Robert Scott Horning License: CC BY-SA 3.0
The monument was erected by the Daughters of Utah Pioneers in memory of the Battle of Bear River (Massacre at Boa Ogoi), which took place on January 29, 1863, between the United States Army and the Shoshone Indians.
The United States Army attacked Shoshone gathered at the confluence of the Bear River and Beaver Creek in what was then southeastern Washington Territory.

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