Museum sponsors summer movie series

 Coeur d’Alene Press June 1, 2021 1:00 AM The Museum of North Idaho will show movies at three venues this summer. The venues are City Park, at Human Rights Education Institute and Hayden Cinemas (drive-in style). With the 2021 Featured Exhibit Hollywood of the North: North Idaho and the Film Industry, The Museum of North…

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Museum hoping for blockbuster

By BILL BULEYStaff Writer | April 1, 2021 1:06 AM COEUR d’ALENE — They’re rolling out the red carpet treatment at the Museum of North Idaho. This season’s featured exhibit, “Hollywood of the North: North Idaho and the Film Industry,” opens today. Museum Director Britt Thurman has high hopes for a smash hit that pulls in a steady…

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‘Hollywood’ comes to North Idaho

 March 24, 2021 1:00 AM COEUR d’ALENE — The Museum of North Idaho opens April 1 with a new exhibit. “Step onto the red carpet and back in time with a sensory experience through Coeur d’Alene’s earliest movie palaces as you tour the Museum of North Idaho’s 2021 feature exhibit, ‘Hollywood of the North: North…

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Murder Haunts the Movie Star

John Virgil Turner was born in Mt Pleasant, Tennessee on September 11, 1894, as shown on his WWI Draft Registration.  After his discharge from the Army he settled in Picher, Oklahoma, where he met the 15 year old Mildred Francis Cowan. The couple eloped to Miami, Oklahoma and married on January 5th, 1920. Sometime after…

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