Museum Alcove Sale

Museum Alcove Sale

Boundary County Museum is holding a sidewalk/alcove sale beginning on Tuesday, August 18, from 10:30 a.m. –12:30p.m. Come to the alcove on Main Street outside Portrait Hall. The sale will continue through the month of September. The Museum remains closed

“From Pioneer Days to Modern Ways”

“From Pioneer Days to Modern Ways”

  “From Pioneer Days to Modern Ways” is on display in the entryway of the exhibit hall at the Boundary County Fair Grounds. One hundred years of fair history has been captured through photos, newspaper articles, and research documents compiled

“Spring Into Summer” with the Museum

“Spring Into Summer” with the Museum

The Boundary County Museum has returned to summer hours; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, which can only mean one thing: Time For A Party! All are welcome to join them to “Spring Into Summer” on Saturday May

Idaho Day – Students travel back 100 years

Idaho Day – Students travel back 100 years

Originally published – Bonners Ferry Herald – March 14, 2019 | By MANDI BATEMAN Editor BONNERS FERRY — The Boundary County Museum paired up with local schools to bring a unique experience to the students in celebration of Idaho Day,

2018 End of Year Report

2018 End of Year Report

The year end Society Activities report as presented at the Annual Membership Meeting January 22, 2019  * *  2018 End of Year Report Membership:   Membership List 2018 -143 members;   Membership List 2019 -168 members   Fundraising: Memberships; 2018 Calendars; Fundraising

A Night For the Museum

A Night For the Museum

By Dottie Gray Oktoberfest music permeated the Boundary County Museum’s hallowed spaces, greeting guests coming for the annual “A Night for the Museum” fund raising dinner and auction. A German-themed dinner and beverages were provided by Jill and Dan Nystrom

The Dreamer and the Doctor

The Dreamer and the Doctor

Book release at the Boundary County Museum In the turn-of-the-twentieth-century Northwest, the lives and passions of an American physician and her Swedish naturalist husband helped shape a territory on the cusp of change. Dr. Carrie Leiberg, a pioneer physician, fought

An Acre on the Side of the Hill

An Acre on the Side of the Hill

More than 120 years ago, in 1892, the U.S. Government conducted land surveys in the area we know as Copeland. At this time, this area was part of Kootenai County. In 1903, Caleb and Harriet Ames were living on 80

The Civilian Conservation Corps in Boundary County

The Civilian Conservation Corps in Boundary County

Compiled by Howard Kent The CCC was a public relief program, part of the New Deal years of 1933-1942. The most active years in Boundary County were 1934 and 1935, however the Bonners Ferry Herald noted that the Twenty Mile

Agriculture in Boundary County Exhibit Dedicated

Agriculture in Boundary County Exhibit Dedicated

A dedication program was held at the Boundary County Museum June 9 to present the historic interpretive signs funded in part through an Idaho Humanities Council Grant, featuring the history of farming in the Kootenai Valley and the bench land.