A silk flag, blue field, five feet six inches fly, and four feet four inches on pike, bordered with gilt fringe two and one-half inches in width,
with state seal of Idaho twenty-one inches in diameter, in colors, in the center of a blue field. The woman represents liberty, justice and equality.
The man is a miner. The pictures on the shield represent the main industries of forestry, farming and mining. The cornucopiasis a symbol of abundance.
The elks head represents wildlife. The words "State of Idaho" are embroidered in with block letters, two inches in height on a
red band three inches in width by twenty-nine inches in length, the band being in gold and placed about eight and one-half inches from the lower border
of fringe and parallel with the same. Flag adopted 1907.
Idaho was the 41st state to join the union.
It was settled in 1842 and entered the union on July 3, 1890.
The state capitol is in Boise.
Their nickname is: The Gem State
Their motto is: It is forever
Origin of state's name: Idaho is a coined or invented word, and is not a derivation of an Indian phrase "E Dah Hoe (How)" supposedly meaning "gem of the mountains."
Below is a list of some of the ciites we have visisted during our trip(s) to Idaho
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