Idaho City in Boise County, Idaho — The American West (Mountains)
The Idaho World
The Idaho World boasts the title of Idaho’s oldest newspaper.
The Idaho World building has been home to the Boise Market Lot, the Judge’s Warehouse, and a Chinese store called “Man Wo Corner.”
It was purchased on October 20th, 1883 by Heman and Chas E. Jones for $350.00 to house the Idaho World Newspaper.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical month for this entry is September 1863.
Location. 43° 49.664′ N, 115° 49.971′ W. Marker is in Idaho City, Idaho, in Boise County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Commercial Street, on the right when traveling north on Main Street. Market is mounted on the front wall of subject building, facing Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 400 Main Street, Idaho City ID 83631, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Miners Exchange (within shouting distance of this marker); World War II Memorial (within shouting U.S. Senator Frank Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Boise County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); The Chinese Legacy in Boise Basin (在愛达荷城的华人) (within shouting distance of this marker); George Kettler's Blacksmith Shop (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named George Kettler's Blacksmith Shop (about 300 feet away); Saint Joseph's Catholic Church (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Idaho City.
More about this marker. Large wooden marker mounted on subject building
Also see . . . Idaho World History.
The Idaho World is the oldest continuous newspaper in the State of Idaho, established in 1863. Rich in gold and history, Boise County has withstood the test of time and its people flourished. Stay up-to-date with current events and happenings of the county. The Idaho World explores local politics, covers school events, and much more! The Idaho World is a weekly newspaper, published every Wednesday. It has been the official record for Boise County for over 154 years. (Submitted on November 12, 2017, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
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