Across the state of Idaho, individual landmarks, significant landscapes, and historic districts are threatened by neglect, development, inappropriate alterations, and a lack of knowledge about the importance of historic places. Preservation Idaho works to answers these threats through advocacy and education, but we cannot do it alone. If you know of a threatened site, structure, landscape, or landmark with historic, archaeological, or architectural significance, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 208-424-5111. We need your help to protect the places that makes Idaho unique.
Since 1896, the Almon and Mary Spaulding Ranch has stood near the north end of Cole Road, its historic farmstead surrounded by nearly 20 acres of irrigated pasture. This iconic place on the Boise Bench is now threatened with subdivision and development for tract housing. Read more about the ranch’s history and what you can do to protect it.