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A directory of the residents and businesses of Wickahoney in 1898 is included in A Historical, Descriptive and Commercial Directory of Owyhee County, Idaho. A copy of the directory is in the Idaho State Archives, the Owyhee County Museum, and other Idaho libraries. It is also available on microfilm through the Family History Library in Salt Lake City and its many family history centers.
Wickahoney (also spelled Wickahony) was a stage stop. It was also once the home of the Dunning family, who established a ranch there in 1887, near Wickahoney Springs. It had a functioning post office and had ranches nearby. It provided a welcome rest along the stage route from Mountain City, Nevada to Mountain Home, Idaho.
The stage stop was built in the late 1890s and fell into disrepair and disuse when a change in the route was made in the 1930s.
- ↑ A Historical, Descriptive and Commercial Directory of Owyhee County, Idaho. Silver City, Idaho: Press of the Owyhee Avalanche, 1898.
- ↑ Wickahoney Stage Stop, Desert Hideaways (http://idahoptv.org/outdoors/shows/deserthideaways/wickahoney.cfm)
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