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Boise Basin Mercantile Company Block, Main & Commercial Streets, Idaho City, Boise County, ID



B&W Photos

HB420186
Duane Garrett, Photographer 1976 East (front) Elevation

HB420187
Duane Garrett, Photographer 1976 Northwest Corner

HB420188
Duane Garrett, Photographer 1976 Northeast Corner

HB420189
Duane Garrett, Photographer 1976 South Elevation

HB420190
Duane Garrett, Photographer 1976 Iron Shuttered Doorway, Northeast Corner Of North Elevation

HB420191
Duane Garrett, Photographer 1976 Interior Iron Shuttered Door Between Former Bank And Mercantile Store

HB420192
Duane Garrett, Photographer 1976 Old Bank Safe In West Wall Of Main Banking Room

HB420193
Photocopy Of Old Photo Shows The Interior View Of The Boise Basin Mercantile Store, Circa Turn Of The 20th Century


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Item Title


Location
Main & Commercial Streets, Idaho City, ID

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS ID-13
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-3).
Building/structure dates: 1868 initial construction
Significance: The Boise Basin Mercantile Company is a block of three early "bricks" used as commercial institutions. The first "brick" on the northeast corner of Main and Commercial Streets was originally a store, and later a bank. The second "brick" on Commercial Street was known as Thomas Barry's store. The third "brick," the present main building facing Main Street, has been a general store since construction.

Subjects
Banks
Commercial Facilities
Post Offices


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. Duane Garrett, Photographer 1976 EAST (FRONT) ELEVATION
2. Duane Garrett, Photographer 1976 NORTHWEST CORNER
3. Duane Garrett, Photographer 1976 NORTHEAST CORNER
4. Duane Garrett, Photographer 1976 SOUTH ELEVATION
5. Duane Garrett, Photographer 1976 IRON SHUTTERED DOORWAY, NORTHEAST CORNER OF NORTH ELEVATION
6. Duane Garrett, Photographer 1976 INTERIOR IRON SHUTTERED DOOR BETWEEN FORMER BANK AND MERCANTILE STORE
7. Duane Garrett, Photographer 1976 OLD BANK SAFE IN WEST WALL OF MAIN BANKING ROOM
8. Photocopy of old photo shows the interior view of the Boise Basin Mercantile store, circa turn of the 20th century. Original photograph at Boise Basin Museum, Idaho City, Idaho


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