“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Latah County, Idaho

Clickable Map of Latah County, Idaho and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Latah County, ID (6) Benewah County, ID (18) Clearwater County, ID (37) Nez Perce County, ID (54) Shoshone County, ID (60) Whitman County, WA (2)  LatahCounty(6) Latah County (6)  BenewahCounty(18) Benewah County (18)  ClearwaterCounty(37) Clearwater County (37)  NezPerceCounty(54) Nez Perce County (54)  ShoshoneCounty(60) Shoshone County (60)  WhitmanCountyWashington(2) Whitman County (2)
Moscow is the county seat for Latah County
Adjacent to Latah County, Idaho
      Benewah County (18)  
      Clearwater County (37)  
      Nez Perce County (54)  
      Shoshone County (60)  
      Whitman County, Washington (2)  
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1 Idaho, Latah County, Bovill — Historic BovillThe Town that grew out of the Wilderness
Looking upon a pristine wooded basin in what was considered wilderness in the early 1900’s, Sir Hugh Bovill of England knew he was home. Bovill with his wife Lady Charlotte, and his two daughters Gwendolyn and Dorothy were seeking a better life. . . . Map (db m113704) HM
2 Idaho, Latah County, Moscow — Title Building
Built in 1890, this is the original site of the Moscow National Bank which closed in 1896 and then successive banking ventures until 1936.Map (db m122021) HM
3 Idaho, Latah County, Moscow — 279 — University of Idaho
Like this Long Highway, the University of Idaho links together the northern and southern parts of the state of Idaho. Established by the territorial legislature, Jan. 30, 1889, the university opened in the fall of 1892. As Idaho’s land . . . Map (db m109682) HM
4 Idaho, Latah County, Potlatch — 505 — Company Town
Built as a model town, Potlatch was owned by Weyerhaueser's Potlatch Lumber Company. Spokane architect C. Ferris White designed the new community in 1905. Workers’ housing stood close to the mill. Managers’ homes were built away from . . . Map (db m109672) HM
5 Idaho, Latah County, Potlatch — White Pine Scenic Byway
Trail of the Coeur d’Alenes Trail of the Coeur d’Alenes is a 73 mile long bike trail built on the original Union Pacific railroad grade. During 1884 silver was discovered in the valley. During 1888, construction began on a rail line . . . Map (db m110413) HM
6 Idaho, Latah County, Potlatch — 504 — World's Largest Mill
Potlatch Lumber Company's sawmill built here in 1906, was one of the largest in the world. Expanding operations to the West, Weyerhaeuser timber barons invested in Idaho’s prime white pine stands. By 1920, their mill was cutting 175 . . . Map (db m109673) HM
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Jun. 5, 2023