On the Site of Horse Slaughter Camp, Colonel George Wright’s troops in September 1858 shot 700 horses belonging to a band of Indian herders, in order to prevent the continuation of the war. For years farmers used the “bone pile” for fertilizer, and even today (as of 1941) bones of the slain ponies are occasionally found.
Horse Slaughter Camp
Horse Slaughter Camp is part of the following tour legs:
Idaho Line to Teanaway
Horse Slaughter Camp is part of the following tours:
Idaho Line to Seattle
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