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History of Boise, Idaho, USA

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Boise, Idaho, USA

Boise, Ada, ID

In Boise it’s technically illegal to ride a merry-go-round on Sunday. Luckily, it’s an old law that isn’t usually enforced.

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  • 1863 - July 4 - Boise, Idaho founded

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  • 1865 - Boise became capital of Idaho

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  • 1869 - February 19 - US Assay Office in Boise, Idaho authorized

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  • Boise, Idaho, USA
    Oregon Short Line Passenger Depot
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  • 1895 - Boise City
    Boisé City, the capital of Idaho and of Ada co, is on the Boisé River, in a rich mining district at a terminus of a branch of the Union Pacific...Read MORE...


  • News 1899 - BASEMENT FIRE THREATENS THE ODD FELLOWS BLOCK
    Another of the best business blocks of the city was threatened with destruction from a basement fire. It was the Odd Fellow block. A fire was started ...Read MORE...


  • News 1908 - SCHOOL FOR HELPLESS CHILDREN IS BURNED BUT ALL ESCAPED.
    Boise, Idaho, Dec. 4. - The Central school building, temporarily occupied by the Idaho State School for the Deaf, Dumb and Blind, was partially...Read MORE...


  • Boise, Idaho, USA
    View from Water Tower
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  • 1916
    Boise, the capital of Idaho and of Ada co., is on the Boise River, in a rich mining district, and on the Oregon Short Line R. Lat. 43° 36' N. ; Lon....Read MORE...


  • Boise, Idaho, USA
    Ada County Court House
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  • News 1934 - Girl Killed By Her Pony
    Boise, Idaho Oct 23 – AP – Helen Louise BECK, eleven years old, was kicked to death at noon yesterday at Mayfield school east of here by the saddle...Read MORE...


  • 1953 - July 12 - KTVB TV channel 7 in Boise, ID (NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting

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  • News 1958 - FIRE EATS INTO BOISE STORE.
    Boise (AP) - Fire burned off the roof and destroyed most of the top floor of the Mode department store building in the center of Boise's business...Read MORE...




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  • 1863 - July 4 - Boise, Idaho founded

    historyorb.com
  • 1865 - Boise became capital of Idaho

    www.worldatlas.com/ webimage/ countrys/ namerica/ usstates/ idtimeln.htm
  • 1869 - February 19 - US Assay Office in Boise, Idaho authorized

    historyorb.com
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    404 - Boise - Travel Thru History v3 - Full Episode (www.youtube.com)
  • 1895 - Boise City
    Boisé City, the capital of Idaho and of Ada co, is on the Boisé River, in a rich mining district at a terminus of a branch of the Union Pacific... Read MORE...

  • News  1899 - BASEMENT FIRE THREATENS THE ODD FELLOWS BLOCK
    Another of the best business blocks of the city was threatened with destruction from a basement fire. It was the Odd Fellow block. A fire was started ... Read MORE...

  • News  1908 - SCHOOL FOR HELPLESS CHILDREN IS BURNED BUT ALL ESCAPED.
    Boise, Idaho, Dec. 4. - The Central school building, temporarily occupied by the Idaho State School for the Deaf, Dumb and Blind, was partially... Read MORE...

  • 1916
    Boise, the capital of Idaho and of Ada co., is on the Boise River, in a rich mining district, and on the Oregon Short Line R. Lat. 43° 36' N. ; Lon.... Read MORE...

  • News  1934 - Girl Killed By Her Pony
    Boise, Idaho Oct 23 – AP – Helen Louise BECK, eleven years old, was kicked to death at noon yesterday at Mayfield school east of here by the saddle... Read MORE...

  • 1953 - July 12 - KTVB TV channel 7 in Boise, ID (NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting

    historyorb.com
  • News  1958 - FIRE EATS INTO BOISE STORE.
    Boise (AP) - Fire burned off the roof and destroyed most of the top floor of the Mode department store building in the center of Boise's business... Read MORE...

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