Eastport, Idaho

Eastport, Idaho

The following article was written by the "Historic American Building Survey" about Eastport and the construction of the border station in 1936. It was submitted to the National Park Service [...] Read more

Some Great Northern And Kootenai Valley Railroad Stations

Some Great Northern And Kootenai Valley Railroad Stations

This article is quoted from: An Illustrated history of North Idaho : embracing Nez Perces, Idaho, Latah, Kootenai and Shoshone counties, State of Idaho - Pg. 814 Published 1903 Boundary [...] Read more

1905 Train Wreck - Boy Tramp Saves Life

1905 Train Wreck - Boy Tramp Saves Life

Bonners Ferry - June 4th 1905 Engineer Drowned ENGINE STRUCK LARGE ROCK ON GREAT NORTHERN ROAD Passenger Train Meets Obstruction Near Bonners Ferry, Idaho—A Boy Tramp Saves Life of Fireman— [...] Read more

Timeline of Boundary County History

Timeline of Boundary County History

Historic Timeline 1808 David Thompson meets the Kutenai Indians near present day Bonners Ferry. 1864 Kootenai River ferry operation established by Edwin Bonner to accommodate traffic headed [...] Read more

Pioneer Stories of our Communites

Pioneer Stories of our Communites

Pioneer Stories The following stories are taken from the "History of Boundary County, Idaho" published by the Boundary County Historical Society in 1987. In the Copeland section: When the [...] Read more

History of Boundary Communities

History of Boundary Communities

Towns, Communities and Former Settlements Communities showing zip codes are the only "towns" currently in Boundary County. If there is no zip code, the entire town is gone. We are starting [...] Read more

Chiefs of the Kootenai Tribe

Chiefs of the Kootenai Tribe

Chiefs of the Kootenai Tribe Taken from "The Boundary County History Book," published by the Boundary Co Historical Society, 1987. BIG CHIEF - earliest reported chief. NEW BIG BLANKET - the [...] Read more

Bonners Ferry, Idaho

Bonners Ferry, Idaho

Bonners Ferry, Idaho A community in Boundary County, Idaho The following stories are taken from the History of Boundary County, Idaho published by the Boundary County Historical Society in [...] Read more

History of Bonners Ferry

History of Bonners Ferry Introduction: The unique small-town of Bonners Ferry lies in the Kootenai River Valley, nestled between two mountain ranges, the Selkirks and the Purcells. [...] Read more

Bonners Ferry Community Hospital

Bonners Ferry Community Hospital

The following stories are taken from the "History of Boundary County," Idaho published by the Boundary County Historical Society in 1987. The former Bonners Ferry Community Hospital was [...] Read more

Naples, Idaho

Naples, Idaho A community in Boundary County, Idaho by Frank Florea The following stories are taken from the "History of Boundary County," Idaho published by the Boundary County Historical [...] Read more

Where to find County Art and Photography

Where to find County Art and Photography Subject Location Medium Artist Pictures of 4 Grade Schools Boundary County Public Library Oil, acrylic, and watercolor Paintings S.S.Allured [...] Read more

Grade Schools in Boundary County

Grade Schools in Boundary County There have been a total of 32 grade school buildings in the county since we started building. Pictures of many of them are available at the Free Museum, [...] Read more

School Newspaper Articles, 1930's

Newspaper Articles, 1930's Bonners Ferry Herald, Bonners Ferry, Idaho, 11 Feb 1911 School Notes of Southside Eighth Grade During the last two weeks we have been planning our annual eighth [...] Read more

School Newspaper Articles, 1920's

Newspaper Articles, 1920's Bonners Ferry Herald April 1923 Northside Honor Roll, Bonners Ferry, ID Pine Grove School First Grade: Mable Shively, Herold Tibbs, Doretha Kuntz, Roy Meeker, [...] Read more

School Newspaper Articles, 1910's

Newspaper Articles, 1910's Bonners Ferry Herald, Bonners Ferry, Idaho, 28 Jan 1911 High School Notes Bonners Ferry Herald, Bonners Ferry, Idaho 28 Jan 1911 Alwilda Remer and Gladys Rowell [...] Read more

How Mission Creek Got Its Name

How Mission Creek Got Its Name

This is part of a newspaper column called "Smoke On The Wind" carried by the "Bonners Ferry Herald" in the 8 Dec 1938 issue. The column, by Harry R. Keller, regularly featured historical [...] Read more

Kootenai Tribal History

Kootenai Tribe of Idaho By the Tribal Office Published in the History of Boundary County, ID Compiled by the Boundary County Historical Society 1987 The Kootenai Tribe of Idaho has a very [...] Read more

Abe Abraham’s Story

The following is the family history of Chief Abraham "Abe" Abraham published in The History of Boundary County, Idaho by the Boundary Co. Historical Society in 1987. Abe Abraham is the [...] Read more