Bonanza, ID

Bonanza

The rich placer along the Yankee Fork and up Jordan Creek encouraged the miners to build Bonanza City in 1876.

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Bonanza

By 1880 the town had fifteen hundred people, a post office, stores, hotel, many houses and a newspaper, The Yankee Herald.

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Bonanza

Some log buildings remain along the road in Bonanza, but many have tumbled down and been destroyed.

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Bonanza

Since nearby Custer didn't have a cemetary, the one back in the hills behind Bonanza served both communities.

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