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Click the links below to learn even more about the history of Idaho’s forests including links to museums where can find historic exhibits and photos on sawmills and logging.

US Forest Service History

Learn about the history of the forest products business in southern and northern Idaho here.

Meet Royce Cox: 70+ Years a Forester

A nonprofit library and archive dedicated to collecting, preserving, and disseminating forest and conservation history for all to use.

Boise Basin Museum – Idaho City

Bonner County Historic Museum – Sandpoint

Boundary County Historical Society and Museum – Bonners Ferry

Clearwater History Museum – Orofino

Idaho State Historical Museum – Boise

Lochsa Historic Ranger Station – Highway 12

Museum of North Idaho – Coeur d’Alene

Nez Perce County Historical Society and Museum – Lewiston

Priest Lake Museum – Coolin

Read about the history of lumbermen in Idaho from the Harvard Graduate School of Business here.

Mullan Museum – Mullan

Howard Bradbury Memorial Logging Museums – Pierce

Priest River Museum and Timber Education Center – Priest River

 Elk River Museum – Elk River