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Museums of Latah County

Listed below are the known museums in Latah County. Each community and organization are proud of our historical beginings and demonstrate it with preserving important momentos that make up their community.


Appaloosa Museum

Located in the heart of Palouse county, home of the Appaloosa horse breed, the museum was established in 1975 to collect, preserve, study and exhibits objects and information that illustrate the history of the Appaloosa horse and its region of origin.

LOCATION and MAILING ADDRESS:
2720 West Pullman Road
Moscow, Idaho 83843

WEBSITE:
appaloosamuseum.org

EMAIL:

PHONE:
(208) 882-5578

HOURS:
Monday to Thursday: 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Friday: 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 pm
Saturdays: 10:00 am to 4:00 p.m.
Also by appointment



Castle Museum

Abram A. Adams, a native of Scotland, built his residence, The Castle, in 1906. The collections in the museum are mainly comprised of articles that represent pioneer living at the turn of the century in the Potlatch River valley.

LOCATION:
191 State Street
Julliaetta, Idaho

WEBSITE:

EMAIL:
castlemuseumllc@tds.net

MAILING ADDRESS:
P O Box 454
Julietta, Idaho 83535

PHONE:
(208) 276-7174 or (208) 276-3081

HOURS:
Open by appointment



Centennial Annex

The Centennial Annex houses Latah County Historical Society's archival, photograph, and object collections, along with a small research library. The collections pertain to Latah County history and include materials donated by families, businesses, clubs and organizations, and local newspapers.

LOCATION and MAILING ADDRESS:
327 East Second Street
Moscow, Idaho 83843

WEBSITE:
www.latahcountyhistoricalsociety.org

EMAIL:
zwnek@latah.id.us

PHONE:
(208) 882-1004

HOURS:
Tuesday thru Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm



Kendrick Museum

The museum and research center is dedicated to "Preserving the Past for the Future." The museum has several static displays of all aspects of Kendrick's past: schools, military, logging, farming, business, transportation, communication, household, and recreation. The research center contains old gazettes, newspapers, family histories, maps and books of local interest.

LOCATION:
Fraternal Temple Building (second floor)
614 East Main Street
Kendrick, Idaho

WEBSITE:
www.jkhfoundation.com

EMAIL:
25skharris@gmail.com

MAILING ADDRESS:
P O Box 37
Kendrick, Idaho 83537

PHONE:
(208) 289-4622

HOURS:
Second and Fourth Saturday of each month, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Also by appointment



McConnell Mansion

The Latah County Historical Society operates the McConnell Mansion museum at 110 South Adams Street. The museum is located in an 1886 house built by early merchant turned Senator and Governor, William J. McConnell. The ground floor has been restored reflecting time periods from the turn of the century to the 1930s and is accessible. The second floor contains interpretative exhibits and a hands-on exhibit activities for youth. The McConnell Mansion was added to the National Register of Historic Places in November 1974.

LOCATION:
110 South Adams Street
Moscow, Idaho

WEBSITE:
www.latahcountyhistoricalsociety.org

EMAIL:
zwnek@latah.id.us

MAILING ADDRESS:
327 East Second Street
Moscow, Idaho 83843

PHONE:
(208) 882-1004

HOURS:
Tuesday thru Saturday 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Tours can be arranged by contacting the historical society



Potlatch Historical Society Museum

A small museum in the City Hall designed to preserve the history of a Company Town built around the Potlatch Lumber Company who, in 1906, was the worlds largest sawmill. The museum is located in the lower floor of the Potlatch City Hall. Parking is behind the City Hall, enter from the back, check in with the City Clerks office and they will show you to the museum.

LOCATION:
195 Sixth Street
Potlatch, Idaho

WEBSITE:
www.potlatchhistoricalsociety.org

EMAIL:
admin@potlatchhistoricalsociety.org

MAILING ADDRESS:
P O Box 5
Potlatch, Idaho 83855

PHONE:

HOURS:
Monday thru Friday 8;30 to 1:00 pm (closed for lunch) 2:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Also open on special event days


Potlatch Railroad Depot Museum

The museum is supported and maintained by the Washington, Idaho and Montana Railroad Preservation Group (W I & M Ry) to locate, preserve and archive all items of historical nature relating to the history of the W I & M Ry. The Depot is a well preserved building housing the objects and property of the group.

LOCATION:
185 Sixth Street
Potlatch, Idaho

WEBSITE:
www.wimryhpg.com

EMAIL:
hpgpres@wimryhpg.com (HPG President)

MAILING ADDRESS:
W I & M Ry HPG
P O Box 181
Potlatch, Idaho 83855

PHONE:

HOURS:
Wednesday: 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Thursday thru Saturdays: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm


Troy Historical Society and Museum

Located on Main Street in Troy, the museum will have collections and displays of representatiive material of early Troy days.

LOCATION:
421 South Main Street
Troy, Idaho

WEBSITE:

EMAIL:
donellis@gmail.com

MAILING ADDRESS:
P O Box 351
Troy, Idaho 83835

PHONE:
(208) 835-3743

HOURS:
Saturdays: 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Wednesdays: 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm


White Springs Ranch

The John and Mary Lorangs White Spring Ranch, in Genesee, Idaho was designated as a National Historical site in January 2004. It is the only Historical Farm home in Latah County on the National Register and represents the Pioneer Homesteads in Latah County.

LOCATION and MAILING ADDRESS:
1004 Lorang Road
Genesse, Idaho 83832

WEBSITE:
www.whitespringranch.org

EMAIL:
diane_conroy@hotmail.com

PHONE:
(208) 416-1006

HOURS:
Sunday and Tuesday 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Also by appointment




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