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Idaho History: Idaho’s POW camps operated from 1943-1945

| October 6, 2010 | 1 Comment
Idaho History: Idaho’s POW camps operated from 1943-1945

German and Italian prisoners of war began arriving in the United States in 1942 after beleaguered Britain could no longer take care of them in the manner required by the Geneva Convention.

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Strength of Stone: The Pioneer Journal of Electa Bryan Plumer: 1862-1864

| April 30, 2010 | 0 Comments
Strength of Stone: The Pioneer Journal of Electa Bryan Plumer: 1862-1864

This incredibly detailed and fast-moving historical novel presents a portion of Electa’s life

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Middleton marks 100th year as an Idaho city

| April 13, 2010 | 0 Comments
Middleton marks 100th year as an Idaho city

Founded in 1863, it was named for its location midway between Boise and old Fort Boise near what is now Parma. Middleton is the oldest community in Canyon County and one of the oldest in the state

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Telling True Stories: Oral History in Idaho

| February 25, 2010 | 0 Comments
Telling True Stories: Oral History in Idaho

Everyone interested in gathering and recording oral history is invited to attend the workshop, March 24 from 9-4 at the Bopundary County Museum

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Pioneer Chinese gardeners had a rough row to hoe – Second in a series

| February 8, 2010 | 0 Comments
Pioneer Chinese gardeners had a rough row to hoe – Second in a series

Idaho’s Chinese gardeners filled a real need in the frontier communities where they settled. Many who had come to Idaho City and other Boise Basin towns as miners had turned to vegetable gardening

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Idaho History: Remembering Idaho’s Chinese gardens

| February 1, 2010 | 0 Comments
Idaho History: Remembering Idaho’s Chinese gardens

Last Monday night, at a meeting of the Garden City Council, Mayor John Evans read a proclamation honoring the Louie family. The Louies were Idaho pioneers who gardened in the area that became Garden City and gave it its name.

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