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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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Lincoln County
Established: 3/18/1895

Parent County: Alturas, Blaine

Co. Seat: Cities
Shoshone: Dietrich, Richfield

Established March 18, 1895 with its county seat at Shoshone. Lincoln was much larger originally, in 1913 Gooding
and Minidoka took about half the original Lincoln County, after the creation of Jerome in 1919, Lincoln was left
with only 1,206 square miles. Named for President Abraham Lincoln, the sixteenth President of the United States,
under whose administration the Idaho Territory was established.

County Clerk:
County Courthouse, Shoshone, ID 83352-0800 Phone: (208) 886-7641 Fax: (208) 886-2707

IGS Publication: Spring 2003