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Old to new: Ground broken on Museum of North Idaho relocation 20,000 square foot facility to replace confining 4,300-square-foot building

September 21, 2019

By Keith Erickson Correspondent| September 21, 2019 1:00 AM COEUR d’ALENE — In the world of museums, old is good. But sometimes history needs a facelift — and a little elbow room. That’s what’s in store for the Museum of North Idaho, which has been in its…

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MUSEUM: Local treasure threatened

August 18, 2019

| August 18, 2019 1:00 AM In less than 45 days another historic Coeur d’Alene home will be plowed down in favor of new, trendy townhouses. Of course I’m referring to the White House, that grand old home at Eighth and Sherman. Built in 1903 by…

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HISTORIC: This is forever

August 16, 2019

| August 16, 2019 1:00 AM I read with pride Kerri Thoreson’s column in the Aug. 14 issue of The Press entitled “Historic home worth preserving, celebrating.” Her recognition of the worth of preserving the structure that was once a strong part of her recollection of…

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Historic home worth preserving, celebrating

August 13, 2019

| August 13, 2019 10:43 PM It’s been 106 years since the home of J.C. White made news in the Coeur d’Alene Press. Back then it was for the grandeur of the structure and the stature of the owner. Now in 2019 the beautiful house that’s…

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Deal would lift house – and hopes of Museum

April 30, 2019

By Craig Northrup Staff Writer| April 30, 2019 1:00 AM Community leaders are negotiating a project that would lift the historic J.C. White House on Sherman Avenue off its foundation and into a permanent museum space at the base of Tubbs Hill. Currently titled the North Idaho…

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