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Bloom Creek is the answer for Number 513 of Orofino History Trivia a special feature to celebrate the history and heritage of Clearwater Country.
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Monday: Elk River
Tuesday: Northwest corner of the county
Wednesday: Named for a homesteader
Thursday: Begins at 4,685 feet
Friday: Flows for three miles before joining the East Fork of the Potlatch River
Saturday: A meadow of the same name lies west of its mouth.
Monday: Named for a manager of the Elk River mill for Potlatch Lumber Company
Tuesday: The name is reminiscent of a flower.
Bloom Creek is in the northwest corner of Clearwater County. It begins at an elevation of 4,685 feet on Jackson Mountain and flows three miles before entering the East Fork of the Potlatch River. There is a meadow of the same name that lies west the creek's mouth.
It was named for Henry Bloom who homesteaded along the creek in 1904. He was the manager of the Elk River mill for Potlatch Lumber Company.
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