Idaho City Historic District Walking Tour

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  • 1 hr

Your tour guide Rhonda Jameson is the Chairman of the Idaho City Historic Preservation Commission, past Museum Curator and Oral history collector. She has been giving tours for over 20 years, and can gain entrance for you, into the some of the most interesting historic buildings in Idaho, as well as bring the history of the Wild West alive with stories.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Rhonda Jameson

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Stop At: Idaho City

As you roam the wooden boardwalks and explore the historic buildings, of the Idaho City Historic District, your guide will take you back in time to the 1860's, when Idaho City was the "Queen of the Gold Camps and the biggest city in the Pacific Northwest. Visit the Courthouse and see where Herman St. Clair was sentence to be hung, for shooting his mining partner in the back. Explore the Vaults in the Miners Exchange and sit in Saloon, where county commissioners still have their meetings, Today, sitting behind the bar. Learn about the dramatic history of fires and how that influenced the architecture. Walk through the first Idaho Territorial Penitentiary and see the writing on the walls, left by prisoners in the 1800's. Peek in the windows of the houses in the Historic Village and learn about mining techniques that were used to extract more gold from the area, than anywhere else in the country. In short, Relive the days of yesteryear, and make memories For Today!

Duration: 1 hour
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