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Glenns Ferry City Hall
110 E 2nd Ave
Glenns Ferry, ID
Church History and Records
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints:
874 Old Highway 30
Glenns Ferry, ID 83623
Many of the original records of church units are in the Church History Library in Salt Lake City. Many of the membership records covering these units from the date of their creation to about 1948 have been microfilmed and are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City or at its Family History Centers. Records of the Glenns Ferry Ward (1921-1948) are included.
Grace Episcopal Church
PO Box 786
Glenns Ferry, ID 83623-0786
The Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah has microfilmed the records of the Grace Episcopal Church in Glenns Ferry (1926-1995) housed in the St Michael's Cathedral in Boise, Idaho. These films can be viewed at the Library in Salt Lake City or in any of its Family History Centers.
Our Lady of Limerick Catholic Church
21 West Arthur Avenue
Glenns Ferry, ID 83623
The Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah has microfilmed the records of the Our Lady of Limerick Catholic Church (1954-1965) housed in the archives of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Boise, Idaho. These films are available for viewing at the Library in Salt Lake City or in any of its Family History Centers.
The Idaho State Archives in Boise has a collection of city, county, state and regional directories.
Rost Funeral Home
500 No. 18th East
Mountain Home, Idaho 83647
Fax: (208) 587-8246
Later in 1834 the first trails were blazed through the Snake River Valley; Donald McKensie in 1818 had already been in the area. Also Kit Carson, William Sublette and Jedediah Smith had wonder through the valley. Nathaniel Wyeth and Captain Bonneville explored the valley and Fort Hall and Fort Boise were established and became stations along the “New” Oregon Trail. At Three Island Ford, Gus Glenn in 1863 built the ferry, so he could carry freight across the river. It was said it took 20 yoke of oxen to pull the long train form Kelton to Utah along the Snake River. To read more:glennsferryidaho.org/Glenns%20Ferry%20History.htm
Military History and Records
Glenns Ferry Gazette
P.O. Box 654
Glenns Ferry, Idaho 83623
Copies of the following newspapers published in Glenns Ferry are included in the collections of the Idaho State Archives in Boise.
Glenns Ferry gazette, 1908 -- 1908:9:30-1971:4:16
Glenns Ferry gazette, 1996 -- 1996:1:9-present
Glenns Ferry pilot -- 1974:7:25-1995:6
Glenns Ferry signal -- 1905:9:1
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