Idaho’s motto is Esto Perpetua which means May it Endure Forever. Idaho’s nickname is the Gem State and the Spud State.
Here We Have Idaho You've heard of the wonders our land does possess, It's beautiful valleys and hills, The majestic forests where nature abounds, We love every nook and rill. chorus And here we have Idaho Winning her way to fame. Silver and gold in the sunlight blaze, and romance lies in her name. Singing, we're singing of you, Ah, proudly too, All our lives thru, we'll go Singing, singing of you, Singing of Idaho. There's truly one state in this great land of ours Where ideals can be realized. The pioneers made it so for you and me, A legacy we'll always prize. chorus
Assay Office - This assay office symbolizes the importance of mining in the history of Idaho and the American West. Built in 1870-71, it operated by the federal government until 1933. Assay Officeassay officeminingIdaho American WestBuilt federal government Bear River Massacre Site- Where California Volunteers wrought Bear River Massacre upon a Shoshoni village in 1863. Bear River Massacre SiteBear River MassacreShoshoni Camas Meadows Battle Sites - Sites of the Battle of Camas Creek, which allowed Nez Perce to further elude capture. Camas Meadows Battle SitesBattle of Camas CreekNez Perce Cataldo Mission - This Jesuit mission to the Coeur d'Alenes, dating from the 1850s, is the oldest remaining mission church in the Pacific Northwest. Cataldo MissionJesuitmissionCoeur d'Alenes missionchurchPacific Northwest
City of Rocks - Thousands of emigrants on the California Trail made this a popular resting point, and left wagon ruts that are still visible today. For these emigrants, the landscape of rock outcrops rising like city buildings, woodlands, and mountains provided a welcome change from the surrounding sagebrush plains. City of Rocksemigrants California Trailwagonrutsoutcropsbuildingswoodlandsmountainssagebrush plains Lolo Trail - Difficult trail followed by the Lewis and Clark Expedition in 1805 and returning in 1806. Lolo TrailLewis and Clark Expedition You can swimming, fishing, boating, camping, horseback riding, hunt, golf and do mountain bike climbing.
Also you can ski and ride a snowmobile up in the snowy mountains. They also put on a play telling about the Lewis and Clark Expedition. In the play they show you how to Agaidika Shoshone dancing. In the rivers you can canoe and take different river trips with a tour guide. You also have amusement parks and different events. While your hear you’ll always be outside for a wonderful adventure.
Butch Otter is the 32 nd and current governor of Idaho since January 2007. He runs for the Republican Party. Otter previously represented the state’s First Congressional District. He is the longest serving Lieutenant Governor of Idaho. He also is the first Idahoan since statehood to win elections as both a United States Representative and as governor. He is married to Lori Easley and is divorced to Gay Simplot. He was born on May 3, 1942 which means he is 68 years old.
Boise is the capital of Idaho. One of its main attractions there is its zoo. Zoo Boise, go there today.
Agriculture( potatoes, wheat, sugar beets, barley, lumber and mining).
Universities- Boise State University Idaho State University BYU-Idaho University George Fox University Northwest Nazarene University University of Phoenix, Idaho Campus University of Idaho Logos- May it Endure Forever and The Great Seal of the State of Idaho.