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IDAHO REMEMBERS LINCOLN SLATED FOR APRIL !5, 2015 at noon

Posted by K.C. Piccard on Tuesday, April 14, 2015, In : Idaho Civil War 150th Event 


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Saturday, March 28 is Park Day 2015 and we need a few volunteers...

Posted by K.C. Piccard on Friday, March 27, 2015, In : Idaho Civil War 150th Event 
Idaho Civil War 150th Commission is looking for a few good volunteers (families invited) to do a little light cleanup of the leftover winter/ early spring debris at the Civil War veterans sector of the cemetery/park at Morris Hill Cemetery on the Boise Bench. Commemorative Civil War Trust T-shirts, and bottled water will be given to the volunteers who can donate an hour of their Saturday morning for a good cause. 

WHEN: Saturday March 28, 2015 starting at 9:00am
WHERE: Morris Hill Cemetery loca...
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Kudos to BSU's Theater Art Dept for staging "Little Women: the Musical" from March 5-8, 2015

Posted by K.C. Piccard on Monday, March 9, 2015, In : Idaho Civil War 150th Event 
It is worth noting that the Theater Art Department at Boise State University actually staged the 4-day run of this popular Broadway musical adaptation of Civil War nurse and author Louisa May Alcott's novel "Little Women" during the very same week that the state of Idaho launched the inaugural "IDAHO DAY" celebration at the state capitol. Of course, on March 4, 1863...our 16th President, Abraham Lincoln, created Idaho Territory with a stroke of his pen and two years later on March 4, 1865 del...
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Idaho wishes President Lincoln a happy 206th birthday this month!

Posted by K.C. Piccard on Saturday, February 28, 2015, In : Idaho Civil War 150th Event 


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Idaho observes the 151st Anniversary of Lincoln's Gettysburg Address on Nov. 19, 2014 in downtown Boise

Posted by K.C. Piccard on Thursday, November 20, 2014, In : Idaho Civil War 150th Event 

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Idaho commemorates the 151st Anniversary of the Gettysburg Address at the Lincoln Statue at the State Capitol in Boise

Posted by K.C. Piccard on Thursday, November 20, 2014, In : Idaho Civil War 150th Event 

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Free lecture at Boise Public Library on "November 12, 2014 meeting of the Idaho Civil War Roundtable

Posted by K.C. Piccard on Wednesday, November 12, 2014, In : Idaho Civil War 150th Event 

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Atlanta in ruins in September 1864 - for Sept 10 lecture by the Idaho Civil War Roundtable

Posted by K.C. Piccard on Friday, September 5, 2014, In : Idaho Civil War 150th Event 

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7th National Train Day celebration in Idaho observes the 152nd Anniversary of Lincoln's signing of the Pacific Railway Act in 1862.

Posted by K.C. Piccard on Saturday, May 10, 2014, In : Idaho Civil War 150th Event 


What better way to celebrate National Train Day 2014 and the 152nd Anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln's signing of the first of two  Pacific Railway Acts in 1862 a midst the chaos of the American Civil War with a special event linking the beginning and ending points of the monumental construction of America's Transcontinental Railroad. This  week, the Idaho Civil War 150 Commission will commemorate National Train Day  with a free multimedia program offered to the public on Monday, May 1...
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