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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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Power County
Established: 1/30/1913

Parent County: Bingham, Blaine, Oneida

Co. Seat: Cities
American Falls: Arbon, Rockland, Neeley

Established on January 30, 1913 with its county seat at American Falls. Named for the American Falls Power Plant.
American Falls was the first settlement in the county and was a frequent camping place on the Oregon Trail. It
became a railroad station when the Oregon Short Line was built across southern Idaho.

County Clerk: 543 Bannock, American Falls, ID 83211-1200 Phone: (208) 226-7611 Fax: (208) 226-7612