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Idaho State Archives

2205 E Old Penitentiary Rd, Boise, ID 83712-8250
+1 208-334-2620
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Checked out the Lincoln Exhibit. Well done, clean displays, and many interesting pieces. Excellent... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2018
Skip C
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Boise, Idaho
I never knew that so much information about Idaho was archived here.

We attended a lecture about Abraham Lincoln. We were entertained as well as enlightened. The... read more

Reviewed 16 February 2017
Walter S
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Nampa
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Abraham Lincoln: His Legacy in Idaho is a permanent exhibit within the Idaho State Archives. Over 200 artifacts reveal connections between the story of Idaho and the life of Abraham Lincoln. Explore a re-creation of Lincoln's cabinet room, artifacts from his early years, campaign, battlefield artifacts from the Civil War, and role in making Idaho a territory. The Lincoln Exhibition is housed at The Idaho State Archives, which preserves and provides access to a large collection of photographs, genealogy, books, maps, and manuscripts that relate to the history of Idaho and the Pacific Northwest. This is a great spot for anyone looking to research Idaho history.
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21 Jan 2018
“Visit to exhibit”
16 Feb 2017
“I never knew that so much information about Idaho was archived here.”
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Checked out the Lincoln Exhibit. Well done, clean displays, and many interesting pieces. Excellent & friendly staff.

Thank Skip C
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Ryan G, Public Relations Manager at Idaho State Archives, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2018

Skip, we're happy that you enjoyed the exhibit!

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Reviewed 16 February 2017

We attended a lecture about Abraham Lincoln. We were entertained as well as enlightened. The souvenir books we received were very well written and I got mine signed.

Thank Walter S
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Ryan G, Public Relations Manager at Idaho State Archives, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2017

Walter, we're glad you enjoyed your visit! If you're ever researching photo collections, family history, or anything dealing with documents please keep us in mind as a resource.

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