"If These Walls Could Talk"
Oldest Structure Search in
As we celebrate Idaho Falls' 150th anniversary,
let's find the oldest structures in Bonneville County!
Bonneville County Heritage Association is asking you to do some
research within your family, neighborhood or somewhere that you
are aware of that would qualify as the oldest structure.
Every building has a story and "If These Walls Could Talk"
think of what they would say.
There are 2 categories: pre 1900 and 1901 to 1915.
These sets of years are then divided up into type of structure:
- Home - originally a family home
- Public Building - library, church, business, anywhere people meet or met
- Other - shed, barn, outhouse, whatever doesn't qualify in other 2
It's great fun to research and find out the stories.
We also have research aids for you.
Submissions will be accepted until July 1, 2015.
An independent judge will make the selection of the winners.
This project will be a tour on September 12, 2015.
Current owners should be prepared for that.
People may just drive by or come into the home or
public building by permission of owner at the time of the tour.
Read the rules [PDF] - and then
submit an entry form [PDF]!
To find out more please contact: Nancy Moir, firstname.lastname@example.org, 403-1680
Idaho Day 2015, sponsored by the Bonneville County Heritage Association (BCHA) is now a part of history.
Read about it on the 2015 Idaho Day page.
"Historic Bonneville County, a Centennial History"
by Mary Jane Fritzen is for sale at the Chamber of Commerce, Museum of Idaho gift shop, and at some bookstores.
If there is any BCHA website content you wish to see added or changed,
contact Dave Nipper (the webmaster)
or any member of the Board.
Links to items of interest: