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Cataldo Mission
The Mission of the Sacred Heart was constructed between 1850 and 1853. It is the oldest building in Idaho.
Cataldo Mission
Cataldo interior
 
4th of July summit
4th of July Summit - "Captain Mullan and his crew celebrated the 4th of July 1861 on top of this mountain as they took a break from clearing passage for the road they were building over it. The Mullan Road was the first wagon road to cross the Rocky Mountains to the Inland of the Pacific Northwest. It was built by U.S. Army Captain John Mullan between the spring of 1859 and summer 1862. It led from Fort Benton, Montana, to Fort Walla Walla, Washington Territory, and it roughly follows the path of modern-day Interstate-90 through the Rockies. Mullan Road was designated a historic site by the National Register of Historical Places in 1975, and the American Society of Civil Engineers designated it a historic civil engineering landmark in 1977." — www.waymarking.com
Beauty Bay
Seeweewana
Lake Coeur d'Alene, 22 miles long and 10 miles wide at several points.
Lake Coeur d'Alene
Lake Pend Oreille
Seeweewana

(This collection courtesy of Sharon McConnel, Assistant State Coordinator)


See also - Northwest Historical Postcard Collection, University of Idaho

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