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Grasshopper Creek is the answer for Clearwater History Trivia #586, a special feature to celebrate the history and heritage of Clearwater Country.

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Monday: Nine miles long

Tuesday (3-10-20): Named for a particular activity

Wednesday (3-11-20): Near Weippe

Tuesday (3-17-20): Water

Wednesday (3-18-20): Poultry

Thursday (3-19-20): Bugs

Friday (3-20-20): Supplied miners

Monday (3-23-20): Flows into Jim Ford Creek

Tuesday (3-24-20): Southeast part of Clearwater County

Wednesday (3-25-20): Part of the Clearwater Basin

Thursday (3-26-20): Jim Clarke

Friday (3-27-20): A ranch

Grasshopper Creek is in the southeast part of Clearwater County and flows nine miles into Jim Ford Creek. It was named for 'Grasshopper' Jim Clarke who had a chicken ranch near the creek about four miles out of Weippe. He used to trap grasshoppers and crickets, kill them and then feed them to his chickens. He sold fresh produce and poultry to the miners.

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