In contrast to yesterday's post, this is the Cataldo Mission located west of Wallace. The Mission was completed in 1853 and is the oldest building in Idaho. It was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1962.
Month: July 2015
A couple more historic buildings in Wallace. On the left, the Arment Building, built in 1911, just a year after the town barely escaped complete annihilation in the Big Burn of 1910. On the right, a more unusual landmark, the old Oasis Bordello, which opened in 1895 and operated for 93 years before being shut … Continue reading Historic Wallace, Idaho: Part III
The Shoshone County Courthouse, or rather the Shoshone Covnty Covrthovse, built in 1905. I guess the Roman-style lettering is supposed to make the building look prestigious, but I think it looks like "Cavort House". A nice-looking building regardless.
The Rossi Insurance Building in Wallace, Idaho, built in 1890 with the second story and turret added in 1895.
Here's a significant milestone: the 75th anniversary of the first Bugs Bunny cartoon, Tex Avery's "A Wild Hare", released on July 27, 1940. https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/comic-riffs/wp/2015/07/27/happy-75th-bugs-bunny-how-animations-1st-great-brain-trust-created-a-legend/?utm_term=.31e79782d9f1
In celebration of Disneyland's 60th anniversary, a photo from my trip last summer.