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Museum of North Idaho opens

June 6, 2020

BILL BULEY/Press| June 6, 2020 1:00 AM COEUR d’ALENE — After a two-month delay due to coronavirus restrictions, the Museum of North Idaho opened for the season Tuesday. “With everything going on in the world today we’re very pleased to have a little normalcy in our…

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Museum’s virtual life off to strong start

April 30, 2020

By CRAIG NORTHRUPStaff Writer | April 30, 2020 1:13 AM Jocelyn Babcock said the move to give the Museum of North Idaho a virtual space has been challenging but adventurous. “It’s actually been a lot of fun,” the museum’s development director admitted. “We’ve really tried to make the…

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Museum of North Idaho bring history online

March 26, 2020

Written by and Published in the Coeur d’Alene Press March 26, 2020 4:26PM In this 2018 photo, Dorothy Dahlgren, director of the Museum of North Idaho, opens a photo cabinet archive at the museum. (LOREN BENOIT/Press file)March 26, 2020 4:26 PM The Museum of North…

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Museum of North Idaho’s annual meeting to feature Silver Valley author

March 8, 2020

| March 8, 2020 1:00 AM COEUR d’ALENE — The Museum of North Idaho’s annual meeting in April will feature guest speaker Heather Branstetter, author of “Selling Sex in the Silver Valley: A Business of Doing Pleasure.” A Silver Valley native, Branstetter graduated summa cum laude…

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Cd’A Tribal member receives grant to study historical basketry

February 26, 2020

By DEVIN WEEKSStaff Writer, Coeur d’Alene Press | February 26, 2020 1:00 AM Cd’A Tribal member receives grant to study historical basketry Coeur d’Alene Tribal member and established artist Leanne Campbell is looking forward to having a hands-on experience with history. Campbell, of Tensed, received the exciting news…

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Fort Sherman Chapel work begins

January 24, 2020

By Kaye Thornbrugh Staff Writer| January 24, 2020 12:00 AM Work began Tuesday to refinish the floor of the historic Fort Sherman Chapel, located at 332 Hubbard Ave. in Coeur d’Alene. The Museum of North Idaho received a $5,000 matching grant from the Idaho Heritage Trust for…

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Rooms With New Views

January 13, 2020

MUSEUM FINDS NEW HOME, BUT THERE IS MUCH TO BE DONE Written By Dan Thompson, CDA Living Local Magazine January 13, 2020 The offices and hallways behind the exhibit hall at the Museum of North Idaho are a crowded network. Boxes line the floors. Clear…

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Museum receives grant to preserve Fort Sherman Chapel

December 13, 2019

| December 13, 2019 12:00 AM The Museum of North Idaho received a $5,000 matching grant from the Idaho Heritage Trust to refinish the floor of the historic Fort Sherman Chapel, located at 332 Hubbard Ave. in Coeur d’Alene. It will cost about $13,000 to refinish…

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J.C. White House move unearths buried treasures

November 24, 2019

By Craig Northrup Staff Writer| November 24, 2019 12:00 AM COEUR d’ALENE — As a Nov. 16 crowd of local lookie-loos watched a semi truck haul the J.C. White House to its new home near the base of Tubbs Hill, a team of local historians swapped their…

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Community moved and awed on moving day

November 19, 2019

| November 19, 2019 10:15 PM In my Main Street column on Aug. 14 I wrote about the efforts by the Museum of North Idaho to move the J.C. White house that had been gifted by the owner to house the museum. “It’s been 116 years…

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