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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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How the Lincoln Family spent their last Christmas in the White House in Dec 1864

Posted by K.C. Piccard on Wednesday, December 17, 2014, In : Civil War 150th Anniversary event 


For the December 17, 2014 meeting o the Idaho Civil War Roundtable, the topic will be "December 1864: How newly re-elected President Abraham Lincoln and his family spent their last Christmas in the White House." As always, the meeting will be held starting at 6:30pm at the downtown branch of the Boise Public Library located at 715 S. Capitol Blvd in the 3rd floor Marion Bingham room. The program is free and open to the public.

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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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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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