Nine Mile Cemetery Association

Nine Mile Cemetery Association
Wallace, Shoshone County

  • Grants: 2008

Location: Nine Mile Cemetery is located approximately one mile north of Wallace. From Wallace take Nine Mile Canyon Road northeast for about a mile. The road into the cemetery is called Cemetery Road and is on the left side.

The historic cemetery has graves dating from the 1880s and is located in a forested setting on a fairly steep hillside. Graves include those from the early mining days of the Silver Valley and include the grave of Edward Pulaski, a hero of Idaho’s “Big Blowup” fires of 1910. He invented a tool still used today, “The Pulaski,” which has become standard equipment in the Northern Rockies Division of the U.S. Forest Service.

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