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  • Moscow, Idaho
  • 19111923

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The Moscow area's first permanent settlers came in 1871 when homesteaders moved to the area – many from Walla Walla, Washington. The settlement, first named Hog Heaven then Paradise Valley, attracted settlers with its abundant grassland and timber. By 1875 a business district was established, and the town was called Moscow. Moscow was incorporated in 1877. In 1885, the Columbia and Palouse Railroad connected Moscow to Connell, Washington. Rail access spurred population growth. In 1889, Idaho's Territorial Legislature decided that the University of Idaho would be located in Moscow – inciting even more growth. The land-grant college opened in 1892, two years after Idaho achieved statehood.

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  • 14,839
  • Moscow, Idaho
  • 19111923

Source Information

The Daily Star-Mirror, 1911–1923 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2024. Last updated: October 26, 2022

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Archive Info

  • 14,839
  • Moscow, Idaho
  • 19111923

Source Information

The Daily Star-Mirror, 1911–1923 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2024. Last updated: October 26, 2022