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Pooles Island – Menan

Pooles Island, first settled 1879 by members of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, John R. Poole, Presiding Elder. Cedar Butte Ward organized 1884, Robert L. Bybee, Bishop. Long Island Canal water right decreed 1880; school began 1881; Susie P. Lawson, Teacher; Townsite surveyed 1883; Grist Mill 1894; Pioneer merchant, C. A. Smith, Sr. Postoffice established 1885, changed Cedar Butte name to Menan, Indian word for Island. Francis M. Bybee, Postmaster.

This is Daughters of Utah Pioneers historic marker #378 located at the Menan Idaho Red Brick Church at 3547 East Menan Lorenzo Highway in Menan, Idaho.

These photos were provided by Marshall Hurst.