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This page about historic Idaho is a supplement to Idaho Social Studies where you will find additional material including history, colleges and universities, capital city profile, lesson plans, state government and more.

Go to Idaho Social Studies - Idaho History - Capital City Boise, Idaho - Idaho Tourism - Idaho Disasters - Idaho Geography - Idaho Lesson Plans - Idaho Colleges and Universities


A to Z Kids Stuff | Idaho __ General information about Idado for kids including many history resources. - From -

Famous Idaho People Idahoans  __ You will find a list of famous people who are a part of the history of Idaho. - From -

Find a Grave - Idaho ___Brief biographies of 73 'famous' citizens, many with information about their claims to fame, causes of death and burial places, and photos. - Illustrated - From Find a Grave - 

Governors of Idaho ___A list of Idaho's governors (territory and state) with names, political affiliations and dates in office. - Text only - From -

Historical Museums of Idaho - A History Guide __ "Idaho history museums. Learn about historic Idaho and discover the history of Idaho people. Locate Idaho history museums, Idaho historic sites, old Idaho photos, Idaho place histories, Idaho genealogy research information, Idaho history timelines, state symbols and other Idaho history data." - illustrated - From -

History of Idaho __ "Humans may have been present in the Idaho for 14,500 years. Excavations at Wilson Butte Cave near Twin Falls, Idaho Twin Falls in 1959 revealed evidence of human activity, including arrowheads, that rank among the oldest dated artifacts in North America." An encyclopedic article about the history of Idaho. - illustrated - From wikipedia -

The History of Idaho __ A multi-page, in depth overview of Idaho history. - From - 

Idaho ___A good overview of the history of Idaho, plus statistics, demographic information, and links to "... selected famous natives and residents." - Illustrated - From Pearson Education, publishing as Infoplease -

Idaho Black History Museum __ "Founded in 1995, the IBHM a 501 (c)3 organization established to educate individuals about the history and culture of African Americans, with special emphasis on African Americans in Idaho."  Learn about the museum and its programs. - illustrated - From -

Idaho Ghost Towns ___These brief reports about this state's ghost towns are submitted by viewers. - Map - From - 
Idaho: History ___Topics include settlers, fur traders, and disputes. - Text only - From The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. -

Idaho: History, Geography, Population, and State Facts ... __ A general overview of Idaho and its history. - From - 


Idaho History Moments ___"Read what happened this week in Idaho history." - Text only - From the Idaho State Historical Society - 

Idaho History Timeline ___An at-a-glance look at Idaho's notable historical events. - Illustrated - From the Idaho State Historical Society -
Idaho State History ___"General history of the state." - Text only - From SHG Resources -

Idaho State History __ "Idaho became a major logging state in the early 1900s. Tragedy struck in 1910 when a huge fire raged through Idaho's forests, killing about 85 people..."  This and more in this general overview of Idaho history. - From -

Idaho, Timeline of State History __ "Guide furnishes educational resources detailing a chronological timeline of important events and dates in Idaho's history. Links to national forests located in the state." - From -


Significance of Asians in Idaho History ___A brief page about the contributions made by Chinese and the Japanese to the state. - Text only - From the University of Idaho - 

Things to Do in Idaho - State History ___A good text article accompanied by a timeline of notable events from 1805 to 1992. - Text only - From Software Solutions - 

The US50 - A Guide to the State of Idaho ___A general state history overview and brief biographies of historic figures. - Text only - From Erik Schubach and -


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