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Coeur d’ Alene’s Railway Tunnel

Written By Don Pischner A concrete abutment located just off of the southeast corner of Garden Avenue and Government Way (near the front door of the “Hitching Post”) identifies the southeast portal of an abandoned railway tunnel. The tunnel remains today, in place and intact. Actually, it was a subway, built as a concrete arch…

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From the Board President- January 2020

Written By: Mike Dixon It happened! The J.C. White house has been moved and is resting proudly on its new foundation at the base of Tubbs Hill. This move and the appearance of the house at its new site has generated a level of excitement and support that the Museum of North Idaho has seldom,…

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Thank You Donors

Building Fund Donations $10,000 and above Steve and Judy Meyers Bud Ford Building Fund Donations $1000 to $9,999 Donald Sausser Julie and Bill Gibbs Building Fund Donations $100 to $999 Randy Nash Randy & Donna Marie Perry Bill & Mary Robinette Jim & Debbie Markley Orla Kirking-Kahl Robert & Mary Yuditsky Barb Nelson Marc and…

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We Moved History

The Museum’s plans for expansion took a huge move forward on November 16, 2019 when the J.C. White House was moved from 8th and Sherman to 8th and Young, south of the Coeur d’Alene City Hall. It was placed on a full foundation and will be the centerpiece for a new museum. The land and…

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From the Board President- Nov 2019

Written By Mike Dixon We are almost there. In my last report in the Summer issue of this blog, I described the daunting list of issues that had to be addressed to move the J.C. White House from its present location to the base of Tubbs Hill where it will serve as the entry to…

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The Steamer Seattle

Written By John V. Wood Recently I was asked if I had a steamboat story that could reflect progress on the steamboat book I am writing for the museum, and be a suitable length for a Quarterly article. One that came to mind has a connection to my wife’s family as her uncle, the late…

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Thank You Donors

Building Fund Donations Inkind Donations to the White House MoveJohnson ConstructionCosta FabJohn Swallow Family Up to $100Asbjorn & Barbara RostadBill & Val WolfeRoberta ManleyDennis & Vinetta SpencerHarriet SteeleMaxine WhitesidePaul HuetterKevin & Pattie JesterKyle HartFrank & Margaret FickeisenJudith StebbinsCarol JonesHenrietta WolfeAnnalee GoetzmanJanet LaunhardtRoger & Irene SmithMae Ann HendersonIdaho Chapter Beta Sigma PhiNancy YoungDick Jensen Inland Empire…

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