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Meet Legendary Locals Of Boise In Newest Book
Wish you knew a bit more about Boise's history?
Thanks to the new book "Legendary Locals of Boise," you can meet the individuals who helped transform the small city that once catered to miners into the booming City of Trees that it is today.
Published by Arcadia Publishing, "Legendary Locals of Boise" traces the city's history from its beginnings in 1867 to the 21st century. Readers can learn about famed residents like Tom and Julia Davis who helped establish Boise, anda current resident and Pulitzer Prize winner Anthony Doerr.
Two of Boise's own residents wrote the book that shines a spotlight on important residents. Co-authors Barbara Perry Bauer and Elizabeth Jacox are no strangers to Boise's history. They put their expertise to good use at TAG Historical Research & Consulting where they provide several services, including historical site surveys and historical presentations and tours.
The two historians transferred their knowledge of Boise to the page in the hopes of educating newcomers about our great city. Longtime residents will also enjoy the book, and might have some ideas about other locals who should have been included.
"We're really hoping it will cause some lively discussion and discourse as people talk about other folks that they might consider legendary," Perry Bauer told Boise State Public Radio.
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