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Sandpoint Tidbits

by Bob Gunter

Sandpoint was only a couple of years old when somebody thought a name change was all together.

Sandpoint was only a couple of years old when somebody thought a name change was all together. The roads we know about today were not generally called by the names we know. In 1909 a few of Sandpoint lanes were given another name.

Pend d’Oreille Avenue wound up plainly second Avenue.

Brilliant Gate Avenue was changed to third Avenue.

Fiery debris Avenue moved toward becoming what is today fourth Avenue.

There was a Detroit road in Sandpoint and it was changed to Lake Street.

Elm Street progressed toward becoming what is known as Superior Street today.

The name changes were brought before the city overseeing body and they were affirmed on September 11, 1908. As the law announced the progressions were first found in the Pend d’Oreille Review daily paper on 18 September 1908

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The sum total of what photos have been utilized with consent of the Bonner County Museum.

Old Sandpoint

To encounter the appeal of a town one should live there. Bounce Selle is an old-clock in the Sandpoint territory. Here, in his own particular words, he gives us a look at a youthful person’s…

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Clark Fork Ferry

In 1916 when the drive for an extension over the Clark Fork stream was nearing an end a correspondent stated “The Clarkfork waterway bowl bearing a simple review will…

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City Hall

The old building remained over the river close to the railroad station. There were signs promoting biting tobacco and Bull Durham nailed to its dividers…

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Early Sandpoint “Hang Town”

Today Sandpoint, Idaho is known for its excellent lake and magnificent mountains. It is known as a decent place to discover tranquility and a feeling of peace. Yet, the Sandpoint…

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Ship Boat Accidents

In our day and time the intersection of a stream is a simple activity. There are spans at each attractive area and they are crossed without an idea. It has …

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Chinese in Hope

The Chinese that were situated in Hope, Idaho came there on contract to help manufacture the Northern Pacific Railroad…

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McFarland House

The old building is known as the McFarland House by for all intents and purposes everybody that lives in the Sandpoint, Idaho territory. It is situated at the intersection of Highway 95…

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The Long Bridge

On 26 May 1908 the main pilings for the primary extension interfacing Sagle, Idaho with Sandpoint, Idaho were driven. At the point when finished the scaffold was…

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Keep in mind the Indians

Weave Green was conceived and lived in Bonner County the greater part of his life and now lives in Washington State. He recalls well, as a youngster, seeing…

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The Fish House

The shriek of the abnormal looking specialty ended the hush as it pulled far from the City Docks of Sandpoint…

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Teddy Roosevelt

I solicited Dale Selle from Sandpoint to disclose to me a story and here, in his own particular words, https://realestatesandpoint.net is the story he let me know. I am certain you will think that its intriguing and silly…

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Ice Man

Anybody sufficiently lucky to be conceived before the times of present day refrigeration recollects the sound of the stallion and wagon or truck nearing the house with its…

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Road Cars

In the beginning of Sandpoint, Idaho there was a significant transportation issue. For a great many people there were two methods for getting around-walk or ride a stallion…

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Schweitzer Mountain

The fantasy that began long prior is being figured it out. The development of the Schweitzer bowl, twelve miles from Sandpoint, Idaho, is a present-day reality…

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The Powerhouse

The Power House of the Northern Idaho and Montana Power Company was finished in 1910. It cost almost $200,000 and, as the Pend Oreille Review expressed…

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USO Club

The people group Hall in Sandpoint, Idaho went up against a national capacity in 1942. The YMCA rented the corridor from the city for $1 a year to be utilized as a USO club…

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Court House

The bill shaping Bonner County was passed in 1907 and there was dis-arrange in the court. The city of Sandpoint had a correctional facility and courthouse however the new province…

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first Sandpoint Hospital

Preceding the year 1902, in Sandpoint, Idaho, you didn’t need to inquire as to whether he or she made house calls. On the off chance that you saw a specialist it for the most part was in your home…

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second Sandpoint Hospital

It was on May 23, 1903 that the Northern Idaho News proclaimed the opening of Sandpoint’s second doctor’s facility by expressing, ” Dr. Ones F. Page set up a clinic…

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Bonner General Hospital History

Not exclusively were the general population of Sandpoint, Idaho, to have their own cutting edge doctor’s facility, yet out of the blue they were offered reasonable human services. A neighborhood paper…

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Expectation Hotel

Lodging Hope was in its prime when Hope, Idaho, developed into noticeable quality in the wake of turning into a focal point of business and a division point on the Northern Pacific Railroad…

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In the first place School

In the early years of the pioneer town called Sandpoint, it was a battle for guardians to teach their kids. Assets must be bought in to enlist the educators…

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Frigid Lake

The pale sun moved back the fog like a parchment and the surface of the colossal lake gradually ended up plainly obvious toward the beginning of the day light. The whirling water and ice…

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Far in excess of what was required

Wilma Allen recalls Sandpoint when it was vastly different than it is today. She remembers how an old fashioned specialist reacted to a portion of the necessities he saw…

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Along the Wild Horse Trail

Some time before the white man came there was a trail. The Indians for time immemorial had utilized it. The old trail began on the Spokane River and went through…

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Youth in the 30’s

Elizabeth Montaque Whatley went to the Sandpoint territory in 1933. She, in her own particular words, shares what it resembled to be a youngster around then. The photo…

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A Place of Remembering

At the point when the little town, that should have been Sandpoint, was extremely youthful the general population who had accumulated along the Northern Pacific Railroad tracks needed to have a…

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Bonner County Poor Farm

Pat Gooby has lived in Sandpoint all his life and as a tyke did errands at the old County Poor Farm. I requested that Pat reveal to me a tale about the ranch and here…

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Clark Fork Campus

The delightful University of Idaho Clark Fork Field Campus offers a heavenly setting for scholarly courses and workshops, gatherings and retreats…

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History of Colburn, Idaho

“Occupied Village of Colburn” was the way the North Idaho News saw the Colburn zone in 1905…

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Getting back home

We sat on the garden before the house that had implied such a great amount to her. She, and her three youngsters, had originated from Seattle for a period of recollecting…

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Dejection Days

Barbara Blood went to the Sandpoint, Idaho zone in 1939. The most exceedingly terrible of the Great Depression was finished however its outcomes could in any case be felt over the…

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Dover Church

Settled among the houses, while sitting tight for a ride on the freight boat to Dover from Laclede, was an eight-room provincial building. It had been based on the banks…

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