“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Boise in Ada County, Idaho — The American West (Mountains)

Boise State University

Boise State University Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rebecca Maxwell, September 24, 2009
1. Boise State University Marker
Inscription. Expanding from a two-year community college (1932-1965) to a campus with a graduate program, Boise State was designated as a university in 1974.

Originating as an Episcopalian academy founded in 1892, this institution was located a mile north of here until 1940, when Boise's municipal airport, located here became available for a large new campus. Christ's Chapel -- Boise's original Episcopalian church building, built downtown in 1866, was moved to this site for permanent preservation in 1963.
Erected by Idaho Historical Society. (Marker Number 402.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Idaho State Historical Society marker series.
Location. 43° 36.212′ N, 116° 11.665′ W. Marker is in Boise, Idaho, in Ada County. Marker is on Campus Lane 0.1 miles west of Broadway Avenue (U.S. 20/26), on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Located on Boise State University campus near Bronco Stadium and Boise Greenbelt. Marker is in this post office area: Boise ID 83706, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Airmail Service (here, next to this marker); Abraham Lincoln (approx. 0.6 miles away);
Marker at BSU image. Click for full size.
By Rebecca Maxwell, September 20, 2009
2. Marker at BSU
Sacajawea and Pomp (approx. mile away); Idaho State Penitentiary (approx. 1.6 miles away); Beaver Dick's Ferry (approx. 6 miles away); The Oregon Trail (approx. 6 miles away); Diversion Dam (approx. 6.8 miles away); Basque Country (approx. 9.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Boise.
Categories. Education
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Rebecca Maxwell of Boise, Idaho. This page has been viewed 1,110 times since then and 83 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Rebecca Maxwell of Boise, Idaho. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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