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Sandpoint, Idaho: Trains, Theatre and Timber!

Sponsored by:

Talisman Construction Services, Inc.

Sandpoint Community Hall

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

National Preservation Conference Session #AWE207

About the Tour

Spectacular scenic drive north to the most beautiful small town in America (on magnificent Lake Pend Oreille)! Explore inspiring preservation success stories including the Sandpoint Depot and Panida Theatre, among others. Return via historic Priest River and the renovated Beardmore Block.

This is a roundtrip bus tour from Spokane to Sandpoint. Bus leaves the Montvale Hotel at 8:00 a.m. and returns at 4:00 p.m. Participants meet your tour manager at the Montvale Hotel. There will be some walking on the Sandpoint Main Street!


$30 includes transportation and entrance fees. Lunch on your own.
$25 for Preservation Idaho members when registering through this website. Contact maria@preservationidaho.org for member discount code.

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You do not need to register for this field session through the National Trust. If you did register through the National Trust, we have your name and information.

Tour Highlights

Sandpoint Community HallSandpoint Community Hall
Learn how the WPA played such an important role in many small communities in the West helping to complete the Sandpoint Community Hall in 1936.

Sandpoint Train DepotSandpoint Train Depot
Explore train history and discover how trains played such an important part in the prosperity of Sandpoint and the surrounding area. Learn about the historic Sandpoint Train Depot—servicing still as Idaho╩╝s only active Amtrak stop—and discover why this one-of-a-kind structure is in need of serious help.

Panida Theater, SandpointPanida Theater
See a successful theatre restoration and learn about what it took from the community to save the historic Panida Theater, a Preservation Idaho Orchid Award recipient.

Beardmore Block, Priest RiverBeardmore Block
Get a clear understanding of how private individuals can get involved in preserving a historic building while thinking green at the same time. The Beadmore Block in Priest River is a Preservation Idaho Orchid Award recipient.

More information

By phone contact Aric Spence, 208-263-3278, or email at info@preservationidaho.org.

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