The History of Wallace Idaho

Wallace is facinating for its history: 118 years old, bawdy in its boom times, resolute in the hard times, this town of 960 reveles in its history. Today, five out of six tourist attractions in town celebrate the town's history and culture. The Sierra Silver Mine Tour trolly takes tourists past the Mining Museum, the Railroad Museum, the Bordello Museum, and the Melodrama on its way to the mine and the walking part of the tour.
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However, the true history of the town lies in the archives of photos, newspapers, letters, stories and memories. This part of the website will organize this information in two ways. On the surface, this history index webpage will lead to a series of stories with restored photographs that tell tales from the past. Below the surface, a massive and sophisticated database grows. Use the domain's search engine to search the history of Wallace for information about a variety of persons, places, and things.


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This page is obviously under construction. The above Table of Contents is meant to be indicative and not comprehensive. Contributions of historical information, photographs and stories from locals and other interested parties are most welcome and will be credited.

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Wallace Relocation
April 02, 2012
Modern Wallace
October 10, 2008
Outdoor Recreation
January 27, 2011
Photo Album
December 29, 2003
Wallace Festivals
November 25, 2014
Wallace Business
December 08, 2014
Wallace Homepage
December 14, 2014
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December 02, 2014
Dates indicate when the content or structure of a page was modified. This Wallace HISTORY page was last modified on Friday, 06-Jun-2003 16:46:34 PDT.

 

 
 
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