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Ridgeline Trail 424

This riding area is named for Danskin Mountain which in turn is named for John M. Danskin,¹ a successful area businessman who was born in Canada, raised in New York, and twice served as a popular Boise County sheriff before dying in 1889 at the age of 47.² Now you know.

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¹ Idaho Statesman, “Peak for a Sheriff” (8 December 1940)

² Idaho Statesman, “Death of John M. Danskin” (17 June 1889)

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Taken on November 8, 2015