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“Inventing Idaho” By Idaho Historian Keith Petersen

KeithWhen : May 17th, 2013 @ 7:00PM
Where : Lemhi Museum
What :  Archaeology Month Presentation
Keith Petersen is the Idaho State Historian with the Idaho State Historical Society.  He is the author of several books and articles about Idaho and the Northwest, and is the only author to have twice won the Outstanding Book on Idaho Award.  He is currently writing a biography of Northwest road builder John Mullan, who hoped to become Idaho’s first territorial governor.  His research into records of the Idaho territorial era has taken him to repositories from coast to coast.  His talk about the Idaho territorial period is entitled “Inventing Idaho,” and he will discuss some of the critical decisions made in the territorial era that still affect the lives of Idahoans today.  This program is made possible by the Idaho State Historical Society.

For More information about Keith Peteren or the talk he will be giving at the museum, please feel free to contact the museum at (208) 756-3342.