Historic Mansion on Hayden Lake

By Robert Singletary Spokane millionaire F. Lewis Clark built a mansion on the south end of Hayden Lake Lake in 1910. At the time, it was said to be the most expensive house in Idaho. Four years after the house was completed, Clark mysteriously disappeared and was never to be heard from again. The mansion was sold…

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EARLY HAYDEN LAKE

By Robert Singletary With the completion of the first railroad across northern Idaho in 1881 and the rapid development of towns, there became a very high demand for agricultural products. Matt Hayden was one of the first to attempt systemic farming in the area near the shore of Hayden Lake. According to folklore, the lake got…

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