Category Archives: Idaho State Capitol, Boise, ID

July 14, 2016 – Idaho State Capitol and Idaho’s Old State Penitentiary

Although Lewiston, Idaho briefly served as Idaho's capital from the formation of Idaho Territory in 1863, the territorial Legislature moved the capital to Boise (pronounced “Boy see”) on December 24, 1864. In 1905, the Idaho legislature passed the bill authorizing … Continue reading

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