- State Capital - Boise.
- State Motto - "It is forever"
- State Flower - Syringa
- State Bird - Mountain Bluebird
- State Tree - White Pine
- State Gem - Star Garnet
- State Nicknames - Spud State; Gem State; Panhandle State
A Few Famous People from Idaho:
- Ernest Hemingway, author
- Lana Turner, actress
- Gutzon Borglum, Mt. Rushmore sculptor
- Mariel Hemingway, actress
- Myrna Stahman, scarf and shawl designer
Looking at Northern Idaho from the air, it's all mountains and evergreens. No deciduous forests like we have here in SW Michigan.
See where it says "Post Falls" just south of the Canadian border?
Next month I'll be spending a week there visiting my Idaho girl.
Here's a memory from my last visit to Idaho.
Come on, Grandma! Get down on the floor and let's play!