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Albertson College of Idaho in Caldwell was founded as the College of Idaho in 1891 and is the state's oldest four-year institution of higher learning.

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Caldwell, Idaho, USA

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1883 - Caldwell is established

1891 - Albertson College of Idaho in Caldwell was founded as the College of Idaho and is the state's oldest four-year institution of higher learning. resources/ state-facts/ idaho.html
1895 - Caldwell
Caldwell, a post-town of Ada co., Idaho, on the Oregon Branch of the Union Pacific Railroad, 144 miles W. by N. of Shoshone, and 27 miles by rail W. of Boisé City. It has 3 churches, a bank, a newspaper office, and graded schools, and is the seat of a Presbyterian college. Stock-raising, agriculture, and mining are the principal industries. Pop. 779.
Lippincott's Gazetteer of the World: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World Containing Notices of Over One Hundred and Twenty-five Thousand Places ... Joseph Thomas January 1, 1895 J.B. Lippincott
1905 - December 30 - Former Governor Frank Steunenberg is assassinated near his home in Caldwell, Idaho.
2023 - Here's a list of places to go and things to do in Caldwell:
Indian Creek Plaza:

This is the heart of downtown Caldwell, offering a vibrant gathering place with events, concerts, and festivals throughout the year. Check the calendar for live music, farmers' markets, and other community happenings.

Caldwell Night Rodeo:

If you're in town in August, don't miss the Caldwell Night Rodeo. It's one of the largest and most famous rodeos in the Pacific Northwest, featuring thrilling rodeo events, concerts, and a carnival.

Whittenberger Planetarium:

Located at the College of Idaho, the Whittenberger Planetarium offers a unique experience to explore the wonders of the universe through their astronomy shows. It's an educational and fascinating outing for both kids and adults.

Sawtooth Winery:

Explore the local wine scene at Sawtooth Winery, known for its picturesque vineyards and excellent wines. Take a tour of the winery, indulge in wine tastings, and enjoy the scenic views of the Snake River Valley.

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male ancestorJoseph CLEVELAND (23 January 1871, Atlantic, Cass, Iowa, USA - 22 May 1942, Caldwell, Idaho, USA)
photo of Benjamin Winthrop ORCUTTBenjamin Winthrop ORCUTT (1 August 1877, Rockland, Massachusetts, USA - 24 March 1968, Caldwell, Idaho, USA)
photo of Bessie Alta SHEWEYBessie Alta SHEWEY (10 November 1887, Norton, Kansas, USA - 11 February 1965, Caldwell, Idaho, USA)

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