Goodbye Gibson: Celebrating Funeral Home Architecture & the History of Undertaking in Boise

Goodbye Gibson: Celebrating Funeral Home Architecture & the History of Undertaking in Boise

Join Preservation Idaho, July 24th, in sending off the historic Gibson Funeral Home, slated for demolition in 2016, in style.

Historian Amy Pence-Brown will lecture at 12 PM on the history of the funeral home as an uniquely American architectural style and the history of undertakers and undertaking in Boise.  A self-guided tour will follow 1-4 PM.

 

Idaho Modern Lunch & Learn Series

Idaho Modern Lunch & Learn Series

Join Idaho Modern for our summer time lunch and learn lecture series. All talks will begin at noon at City Hall on the third floor. They are free, with a suggested donation of $1. Bring your own lunch and learn more about modern architecture and design.

The first lecture is June 22 : Making The Castle House

Upcoming lecture dates and topics are: July 27 - Spanning Time: The History of Broadway Ave. by Barbara Perry Bauer and August 24 - Idaho Modern Field Guide Debut by the Mod Squad

New Tour:  Walk About Boise- For School Ages K-12!

New Tour: Walk About Boise- For School Ages K-12!

Are you a school teacher looking for a unique field trip about the history of Boise? Check out WalkAbout Boise For Kids!
 
Preservation Idaho is happy to be offering one-of-a-kind field trips for school classes kindergarten through high school looking to learn more about Idaho history.  Our student-focused walking tours last about 1 hour and tell the story of Boise through our buildings. Tour content is given at the appropriate level for the age of the students.

WalkAbout Boise 2016

WalkAbout Boise 2016

WalkAbout Boise Tours every Saturday

Join us for WalkAbout Boise – an approximately 1 1/2 hour guided tour through 150 years of history and architecture.

Let us introduce you to the built environment that makes downtown Boise like no other place.

Tour runs every Saturday at 11AM.

Season Runs Through October 29, 2016.  Reserve Today!

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