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Boise, Idaho

Boise is located in Southwestern Idaho and is the capital and the largest city in the U.S. State of Idaho. Boise City is the hub of commerce, banking, and government for the state of Idaho. The city offers many outdoor activities. skiing, biking, boating, hiking, camping, kayaking, river rafting, hunting, fishing, and more.

To See And To Do In Boise

  • Boise Art Museum
  • Idaho Historical Museum
  • Floating in the Boise River
  • Barber Park
  • Julia Davis Park
  • Idaho State Capitol Building
  • Bogus Basin Ski Resort

History Of Boise - Timeline

In 1862, gold was discovered in the area. In 1863, the military built a fort and a town site was located next to the fort. With the protection of the military, the town grew quickly. The town grows because of the gold rush and also because of the historic east-west wagon route, the Oregon Trail. In 1864, Boise was incorporated as a city and as the capital of Idaho, and the Idaho Statesman, a daily newspaper was founded.

In 1866, Dr. Ephraim Smith became the first mayor of Boise. He also operated a drug store and opened a private hospital in Boise. By 1868 the city had more than four hundred structures. In 1883, the Idaho Press-Tribune was founded. In 1887, the city had a streetcar system.

In 1900, nearly 6,000 people lived in the city. In 1905, the Boise's Carnegie Public Library opened. In 1912, the Idaho State Capitol building was completed. The railway service came when the elegant Union Pacific Depot was built in 1925. In 1927, the Egyptian Theatre was built.

The military had a strong presence during World War II in Boise. A flying and training base was established. In the 1960s, the city was allowed to annex many of the suburban areas and the population grows. In 1988, the Boise Towne Square opened.