Please visit history.idaho.gov/historyathome for online resources from the Idaho State Historical Society
EXPLORE IDAHO HISTORY!
In Boise, tour the Old Idaho Penitentiary, immerse yourself in Idaho’s history at the Idaho State Museum, see one of the oldest Bureau of Reclamation Buildings the Boise Project Office, or stop by the old Assay Office and enjoy the surrounding park.
Visit one of Idaho’s earliest settlements, Franklin, where many of the towns original historic buildings stand to this day! Tour the museum in the Relic Hall and interpretive center in the Hatch House.
Visit the Pierce Courthouse, built in 1862 before Idaho was a territory.
Stop by Hansen to tour the Stricker Homesite, the interpretive center, and the remains of the historic Rock Creek Station, a once-thriving stage stop along the Oregon Trail.