Author Archives: Micki

  • P&IN RAILWAY DEPOT CELEBRATES ARCHEOLOGY MONTH

    Posted on April 10, 2015 by in News and Information

    The month of May is Idaho Archaeology and Historic Preservation Month. The historic P&IN Railway Depot and Adams County Historical Society (ACHS) will host an event Monday, May 7th at 7 p.m. in the Freight Room on the south side of the depot. The topic of the evenings presentation will be about the history of […]

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  • President’s Room Restoration Begins

    Posted on March 5, 2015 by in News and Information

    The Adams County Historical Society is pleased to begin restoration of the second story of the historic P&IN Railway Depot. This makes the fulfillment of decades of hopes and dreams come a little bit closer to fruition by turning the beautiful building back into an active part of the valley where people can gather, celebrate, […]

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  • ACHS received $8,000 matching grant from Idaho Heritage Trust

    Posted on December 14, 2014 by in News and Information

     Thank you Idaho Heritage Trust (IHT) for your recent matching grant of $8,000 that will allow the Adams County Historical Society to begin restoration on the second story of the historic Pacific and Idaho Northern Railway Depot in New Meadows. The restoration will begin in what was The President’s Room that will become a room […]

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  • “The Fosdick” awards 2014 funds

    Posted on October 15, 2014 by in News and Information

    Thank you Meadows Valley Benefit Golf Tournament aka “The Fosdick” for your award of $4,800 toward the cost of insulating the Freight Room Auditorium attic space.  Your continued support of the Adams County Historical Society has allowed us to finish the restoration of the beautiful first floor windows and put a new vinyl floor down […]

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  • Adams County Historical Society Receives funds

    Posted on October 15, 2014 by in News and Information

    We are blessed to have had a friend in Mr. William March.  As previously announced, Mr. March, a generous benefactor to the ACHS passed away in March.  Earlier in September  the ACHS received a $100,000 check from the estate of Mr. March.  Needless to say we were dumbfounded and speechless when the check arrived.  These […]

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  • 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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