Boise in Ada County, Idaho — The American West (Mountains)
Idaho State Penitentiary
William J. McConnell, Gov.
Jas. F. Curtis, Sec. of State
Geo.M. Parsons, Atty. Gen.
Jas. King, Arch’t.
Location. 43° 36.156′ N, 116° 9.762′ W. Marker is in Boise, Idaho, in Ada County. Marker can be reached from Old Penitentiary Road. Click for map. The marker is mounted on a wall at the entrance to the penitentiary cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2445 Old Penitentiary Road, Boise ID 83712, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Boise State University (approx. 1.6 miles away); Airmail Service (approx. 1.6 miles away); Abraham Lincoln (approx. 2.1 miles away); Sacajawea and Pomp (approx. 2.2 miles away); Beaver Dick's Ferry (approx. 4.8 miles away); The Oregon Trail (approx. 4.8 miles away); Diversion Dam (approx. 5.6 miles away); Arrowrock Dam (approx. 8.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Boise.
Also see . . . Old Idaho Penitentiary. The Old Idaho Penitentiary was a functioning prison for 101 years. It was built in 1870, and the first prisoners arrived in 1872. (Submitted on February 23, 2013.)
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