Elk City, circa 1912

Downtown Elk City during quartz boom, circa 1912.

What do you know about Idaho County history? Test your knowledge against these questions, provided by the Idaho County Genealogy Society. Answers are at the end of the column

1 - Where was the town of Stuart?

2 - Where and what was Goff, Idaho?

3 - Where is the oldest mining town in Idaho County?

4 – Name the three teachers who taught at Banner Ridge school?

5 – What year was the Stites school opened?

Questions and answers were provided by the Idaho County Genealogy Society, located at 226 East North Street, Grangeville, open 1-4 p.m., Wednesday through Friday. Contact the society: 208-451-3996, online at idahocountygenealogicalsociety.com.

1 - Answer Kooskia

2 - A road station on the stage line between New Meadows and Grangeville at the mouth of Race Creek on the Salmon River about two miles north of Riggins.

3 - Elk City

4 – Katherine Mahurin, Katheryn Bentz, Myrtle Hagen

5 - 1901

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