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Until you have a chance to come into the Museum, here are a few photos from the archives of historical logging activities.
Until you have a chance to come in and see the display in person, here is a “virtual” version to enjoy! In September of 1888, 29 year old Theodore Roosevelt and two companions were camped on the west side
100 Years Ago in Boundary County 1920 – 2020 Compiled by H. Kent Since the 100th anniversary of the first Boundary County Fair is being commemorated in 2020, it is only seems proper that life in general in Boundary County
Museum Musings: Origins of the County Fair By: Gini Woodward One of the oldest county events is replaying this week, the Boundary County Fair. True to the tradition, it is “Where We Gather,” and have for nearly one hundred
The story of the Tilly Mine is a favorite with the locals of Boundary County. Bernt William Tilly born May 24, 1906 in Farstorp, Sweden, had three brothers and three sisters. While his siblings, all married with children, remained in
by Howard Kent In 1897 when parties of surveyors were observed in the area, rumors of another railroad began to circulate. The rumors became fact the following year. The Kootenai Valley Railroad, a subsidiary of the Great Northern Railroad, connected
Mesdames Kinnear and Bishop Entertain Pioneers About twenty-five ladies whose residence in Bonners Ferry began between 1877 and 1897 were entertained at an “old time party” Wednesday afternoon at the home of Mrs. W. L. Kinnear. Mrs. T. A. Bishop
“My parents, Odes B. and Sadie Jantz Unruh, came to Bonners Ferry in 1936 when I, their eldest son, Lawrence , was twelve years old, exchanging the nightmare of dust clouds on the horizon for the quiet, unmoving outline of
One of the commodities transported by the railroads from Boundary County over the years is timber products. In earlier years, logging camps were common. “Huge stands of virgin timber in Boundary County have provided jobs for many men throughout the