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The Idaho Genealogical Society has published a collection of recipes in a cookbook titled"150 Years of Idaho Cooking", in honor of the Idaho Territorial Sesquicentennial. The book includes a number of recipes from Idaho's historical past, including interesting notes and anecdotes about the recipe or its contributor. Visit the IGS Publications page to order, or Click Here!

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Butte County
Established: 2/6/1917

Parent County: Bingham, Blaine, and Jefferson

Co. Seat: Cities
Arco: Butte City, Moore

Established February 6, 1917 with its county seat at Arco. It was named for the buttes that rise from the Snake
River plain and served as landmarks to trappers and pioneers who traveled through the area. The first white men in
the region were thought to be Donald Mackenzie and his Northwest Fur Company trappers in 1818.

County Clerk:
County Courthouse, Arco, ID 83213-0737 Phone: (208) 527-3021 Fax: (208) 527-3295

IGS Publication: Fall 2004