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It Happened in Idaho: Remarkable Events That Shaped History (It Happened in)

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True Tales from the Gem States Past—from the midnight theft of the capitalto the Teton Dam flood
 
From the Snake River Plain northward to its jagged mountains, barren foothills, lush farmland, and tree-covered peaks, Idaho is a state that defies easy description. It Happened In Idaho goes behind the scenes to all parts of this remarkable land to tell its story, in short episodes that reveal the intriguing people and events that have shaped the Gem State.
 
• Read about the mistake that led to the founding of Idahos first town, the mule that struck silver, and the enterprising farmer named Joe who helped make Idaho potatoes famous.
 
• Learn how an Austrian counts quest and a chance meeting over a beer led Sun Valley to become Americas first major ski resort.

 

• Ride along with daredevil Evel Knievel as he jumps the Snake River Canyon on a motorcycle.

Synopsis:

This book offers an inside look at over 30 interesting and unusual episodes that shaped the history of the Gem State.

About the Author

Randy Stapilus has written about Idaho for more than a quarter of a century, as a newspaper columnist, reporter and author of a book about Idaho's political history, Paradox Politics (Ridenbaugh Press). He edits four newsletters on Northwest public affairs and natural resources. He has lived in all the corners of Idaho.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780762760220
Author:
Stapilus, Randy
Publisher:
Globe Pequot Press
Subject:
United States - State & Local - Pacific Northwest
Subject:
United States - State & Local - General
Subject:
World History-General
Subject:
United States - General
Edition Description:
Second
Series:
It Happened In Series
Publication Date:
20101031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
1 map
Pages:
136
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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This book offers an inside look at over 30 interesting and unusual episodes that shaped the history of the Gem State.

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