Henry Clay Merritt (06/01/2002) Henry Clay Merritt, superintendent fo the Kentuck Mine near Shoup, drown some 10 miles upstream in 1884. When Merritt and his crew were docking their supply boat, he apparently became entangled in the lines and was pulled overboard.
Shoup, Idaho (06/01/2002) The bustling metropolis of Shoup, Idaho on the Salmon River.
Shoup, Idaho (06/01/2002) Named after Col. George H. Shoup 1836-1904. A soldier, pioneer, Governor of the Territory and later the state. Also served as United States Senator.
Shoup, Idaho is a dot on the map in central Idaho on the Salmon River. Shoup is in one of the last heavily developed areas of the United States. The town was named after Col. George H. Shoup 1836-1904, who served as territorial governor, and later elected governor of Idaho.
In it's heyday, Shoup was a mining town, and had houses on both sides of the road. Today you can take tours of the mine and stop in the general store for a milk shake and burger.