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Idaho City in Boise County, Idaho — The American West (Mountains)
 

The Idaho World

 
 
The Idaho World Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, June 21, 2013
1. The Idaho World Marker
Inscription. In September of 1863 the pioneer printers Joseph & Thomas Butler founded the newspaper called the “Boise News.” It was later changed to 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.
 
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. Touch for map. Market is mounted on the front wall of subject building, facing Main Street. Marker is at or near this postal address: 400 Main Street, Idaho City ID 83631, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Boise County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); George Kettler's Blacksmith Shop (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Idaho City (approx.
The Idaho World Marker (<i>wide view showing building</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, June 21, 2013
2. The Idaho World Marker (wide view showing building)
1.4 miles away); Grimes' Creek (approx. 9.2 miles away); The Old Toll Road (approx. 15.9 miles away).
 
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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Credits. This page was last revised on November 15, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 12, 2017, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 40 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 12, 2017, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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