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South of Burley near City of Rocks National Reserve, this town was founded by Mormon immigrants in 1878. Today it is on the National Register of Historic Places due to the outstanding collection of old stone and brick buildings in the area, which date back to 1883.

Oakley stone, an Idaho quartzite, is quarried near here. Historic home tour 3rd Sat. in June or odd numbered years. $6.00 Call (208)862-3313. Chocolate Festival 3rd Sat. in June (208) 862-3800.

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