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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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Shoshone County
Established: 2/4/1864

Parent County: Original

Co. Seat: Cities
Wallace: Kellogg, Mullan, Osburn, Pinehurst, Smelterville, Wardner, Avery, Clarkia

http://www.idaho.gov/aboutidaho/county/shoshone.html

Established February 4, 1864 with its county seat at Pierce. In 1885 the county seat was moved to Murray, in 1890 to Osburn, and finally to Wallace in 1893. The first organized unit of government within Idaho boundaries created and named for the Shoshoni Indians in 1858 by the Washington Territorial Legislature as part of Washington, effective in 1861.

County Clerk:
700 Bank Street, Wallace, ID 83873 Phone: (208) 752-1264 Fax: (208) 753-2711

IGS Publication: Fall 1997

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