Yearly Archives: 2013

  • Idaho State Historical Society awards grant 2013

    Posted on October 14, 2013 by in News and Information

    Thank you to the Idaho State Historical Society (ISHS) for honoring the Adams County Historical Society (ACHS) with a grant that will make it possible for the ACHS to purchase PastPerfect 5.0 Museum Software and additional components to that software that will allow for digitizing photos or using video and training CDs.  With this software […]

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  • New Flooring goes down in Freight Room

    Posted on October 14, 2013 by in News and Information

    Thank you Fosdick Committee, volunteers, donors, businesses and contributors for working so hard to raise funds for the non-profit community and school.  The Adams County Historical Society thanks you for making it possible to finally put tile floor down in the Freight Room which will make it so much easier to keep clean, finish the […]

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  • “The Fosdick” awards the ACHS funds

    Posted on October 5, 2013 by in News and Information

    The Meadows Valley Benefit Golf Tournament aka “The Fosdick” held it’s award ceremony Friday, October 4, 2013 at the Senior Citizens Building in New Meadows.  About 75 people attended and “The Fosdick”awarded $27,000 in funds raised this past August to 11 non-profit organizations of which the Adams County Historical Society (ACHS) was one.  ACHS President […]

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  • Presentation: Transportation and Trails

    Posted on August 31, 2013 by in News and Information

    Friday, September 6, 2013 at 7 p.m. in the P&IN Railway Depot Freight Room historian, author and former instruction, Carole Simon-Smolinsky will give a  presentation covering transportation and  trails that were used by early trappers and Native Americans, and will broaden understanding of the importance and development of packer trails to the mining camps of […]

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  • Idaho Sesquicentennial

    Posted on May 28, 2013 by in News and Information

    2013 brings about the 150 year anniversary of the Idaho Territory. The Adams County Historical Society will participate in this celebration with a interpretive exhibit about Packer John’s Cabin, William Wallace, the first Governor of the new Idaho Territory, it’s history and the people, trails, mining and music that formed the territorial.  This exhibit is made […]

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  • DON’T MISS THE NEW EXHIBIT

    Posted on April 14, 2013 by in News and Information

    April 19, 20, 21 don’t miss the McCall Arts & Humanities Council’s exhibit entitled “Identity and Renewal”.  Through photographs, oral history, and items, the exhibit explores the economic impact to central Idaho in the 1970’s and 2000’s.  This exhibit is sponsored in part by Idaho Humanities Council and is free to the public.  Exhibit hours […]

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  • $1,500 Grant Awarded to ACHS

    Posted on March 28, 2013 by in News and Information

    The Idaho Humanities Council has awarded the Adams County Historical Society $1,500 for the purpose of producing an interpretive exhibit about Packer John’s Cabin. This exhibit is in honor of the Idaho Sesquicentennial celebration and will focus on historical events, people, places and journeys relative to the early Idaho territorial period and Packer John’s Cabin […]

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  • Depot Events Calendar filling up!

    Posted on March 1, 2013 by in News and Information

    Keep checking the Events Calendar on our site as it will show you what is going on at the depot as well as dates available for your event.  Holidays are also available for event scheduling. March 21 there will be logging conference in the Freight Room. Easter Sunday is March 31st promptly followed on Monday […]

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  • Exciting Celebration Year!

    Posted on February 18, 2013 by in News and Information

    This year the Adams County Historical Society will focus on Packer John’s Cabin and it’s importance to our area and the State of Idaho.  There will be speaker’s presenting information on a variety of topics through out the year in part sponsored by the Idaho Humanities Council.  VOLUNTEERS NEEDED to help get this exhibit put […]

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