Monday, 13 February 2017

State of the Month – Idaho

Here is the next instalment of my monthly feature going through the States of the United States in alphabetical order to check out how they got named, what their flag is like and other things of interest. 

Location – Idaho is a landlocked state.  It has a small border with Canada and also borders Montana, Nevada, Wyoming, Utah, Washington and Oregon.  It has a city called Moscow!

Nickname – The Gem State


Capital – Boise

Flower – Syringa

State Tree – Western White Pine

Signature foods – Spudnut (potato donut), Huckleberry, Potatoes

Famous places to visit  - Hell's Canyon, Shoshone Falls

Famous businesses/brands – Albertsons – a grocery company founded and headquartered in Boise.

Famous people from Idaho – Lou Dobbs, Ernest Hemingway, Sarah Palin, Lana Turner

Go to this Pinboard to see the States of the Month so far.


  1. Loved this...many things I didn't know.

  2. My sister lived in Idaho for a very short time. The pictures she took while there were so beautiful. Truly a scenic state.


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