Community moved and awed on moving day

| 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 since the home of J.C. White made news in the…

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Tomorrow is White House moving day

| November 15, 2019 1:18 PM The historic J.C. White House will move to its final home at the base of Tubbs Hill tomorrow, Nov. 16. The house will be moved from 8th and Sherman to 8th and Young beginning at 6 a.m. It will serve as the centerpiece for a new state-of-the-art Museum of North…

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Saturday is White House moving day

By Staff| November 12, 2019 12:00 AM The historic J.C. White House will move to its final home at the base of Tubbs Hill on Saturday. The house will be moved from 8th and Sherman to 8th and Young beginning at 6 a.m. It will serve as the centerpiece for a new state-of-the-art Museum of North Idaho.…

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MUSEUM: Local treasure threatened

| 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 J.C. White, it is a direct connection to the rich…

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Historic home worth preserving, celebrating

| 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 stood on the corner of Eighth Street and Sherman Avenue…

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Deal would lift house – and hopes of Museum

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 Museum Relocation Concept, the endeavor would be a joint project…

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