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Preservation Idaho's Idaho Heritage Barn Register Website Goes Live!

The Idaho Heritage Barns register has been established with barns and agricultural outbuildings that are already listed in the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP). Additional barns can be recorded on a streamlined data form similar to that used by the Washington State barns program. The modified form is available on the website and includes illustrations of architectural features and terminology for easy use in recording the structures, as well as who to contact for for technical assistance. Read more »

Central Addition's Final Home Moves To A New Site


Through the collaboration of Preservation Idaho, developer Local Construct, Western States Movers, and owner Rita Sturiale, the ca. 1893 historic Victorian Wood House has been relocated to 1501 W. Jefferson Street, where it will begin a new future as an antique shop and specialty café. Read more »

Successful Sandpoint 38th Annual Orchids & Onions Awards Luncheon

The largest O&O audience ever, assembled at the beautiful Sandpoint Business and Events Center (former Sandpoint High School) for our 38th Annual Orchids & Onions Awards.   Thirteen Orchids representing the best in historic preservation from around the state were recongnized and celebrated.

Over 150 people attended and enjoyed the celebration along with a great lunch and time to enjoy beautiful Sandpoint.  Later that afternoon, the Orchid winning Sanpoint Train Depot, was dedicated with a large crowd attending the ribbon cutting. Read more »

Idaho Gives- May 7th

THANK YOU to everyone who supported Preservation Idaho on Idaho Gives Day on May 7th.    We netted just over $1200 that will go towards furthering our mission of "Preserving Idaho's historic places through collaboration, education, and advocacy"  Thank you for your support because we can't do it without you!    We have a busy summer and we hope to see you at one of our Upcoming Events.



Successful Cocoa & S'mores Holiday Event at Building 4/Surgeon's Quarters at Ft. Boise/VAMC!

Saturday, December 8th, was a rainy day in Boise but even Mother Nature loves our rehabilitation project at Building 4/Surgeon's Quarters at Fort Boise/VAMC and she couldn't resist drying out the clouds and clearing the skies for us.  As most of you know, Preservation Idaho has had an ambitious project going at Building 4/Surgeon's Quarters for much of 2014 and, with the help of many groups and individuals; we have made amazing progress bringing this 1860's building back to much of its former glory. Read more »

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