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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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Franklin County
Established: 1/20/1913

Parent County: Oneida

Co. Seat: Cities
Preston: Clifton, Dayton, Franklin, Oxford, Weston, Whitney

Established January 20, 1913 with its county seat at Preston. Named for the first settlement in Idaho, Franklin,
which in turn was named for Franklin Richards, an apostle of the Mormon Church. The settlement began in
Franklin County in 1860 with thirteen families.

County Clerk:
County Courthouse, Preston, ID 83263-1234 Phone: (208) 852-1090 Fax: (208) 852-1094