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Fall for History — Wallace: A Checkered Past

September 30 @ 10:00 am - October 2 @ 5:00 pm

$15.00 – $90.00

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Fall For History - Full Weekend Package 9/29-10/2
Wallace: A Checkered Past” Thursday, September 29 7 p.m. Fall For History Kick-Off and Social at Barnard-Stockbridge Museum. Friday Sept 30th 2pm “Where They Stashed the Millions,” Leaves from Wallace Library. tour of the vaults and safes. Bonus: 4 p.m. "The Story of the Samuels,” at Samuels Park for dedication, no charge. Friday Sept 30th 7pm “The FBI Raids Wallace” At the Elks Lodge upstairs. Learn about the day the FBI stormed in to shut down gambling and prostitution. (Note: The Elks Lodge upstairs is not handicap accessible.) Saturday, October 1 “Skeletons in the Closet” Walking Tours leave at 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 12 noon, 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. 15 persons per tour. Depart from the Elks Lodge and ends with light refreshments at the Jameson. Poker Run: for casino night later that evening. Saturday, October 1 “Grub and Games.” At the Elks Lodge, Doors open 5 p.m. Dinner (steak or chicken) 6 p.m. casino games with prizes 7-9 p.m. Sunday, October 2 “Burke Revisited” 9 a.m. OR 1 p.m., Bus Tour departs from Wallace Library. Also, as a Freewill offering “Give Me That Old-Time Religion” 10 a.m. This VIP package deal is discounted, and tickets are limited and also nonrefundable.
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Friday September 30th 10AM - Where They Stashed the Millions
$15 per person: Leaves from Wallace Library. This is walking tour lead by Historian Shauna Hillman of the vaults and safes that held the riches of Wallace's heyday.
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Saturday, October 1st - Grub and Games. 5:00 PM
Doors open 5 p.m.$30 per person. At the Elks Lodge. dinner (steak or chicken) 6 p.m. casino games with prizes 7-9 p.m.
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Friday Sept 30th 2pm - Where They Stashed the Millions
$15 per person: Leaves from Wallace Library. This is walking tour lead by Historian Shauna Hillman of the vaults and safes that held the riches of Wallace's heyday. 4 p.m. No Charge "The Story of the Samuels,” at Samuels Park. Dedication of a new interpretive sign.
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Saturday, October 1st - Skeletons in the Closet 10:00 AM TOUR
$20 per person. This Walking Tour is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. Guided walking Tours depart from the Elks Lodge and ends with light refreshments at the Jameson. *Poker Run for those attending Grub and Games Dinner.
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Saturday, October 1st - Skeletons in the Closet 11:00 AM TOUR
$20 per person. This Walking Tour is scheduled for 11:00 a.m. Guided walking Tours depart from the Elks Lodge and ends with light refreshments at the Jameson. *Poker Run for those attending Grub and Games Dinner.
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Saturday, October 1st - Skeletons in the Closet 12:00 PM TOUR
$20 per person. This Walking Tour is scheduled for 12:00 a.m. Guided walking Tours depart from the Elks Lodge and ends with light refreshments at the Jameson. *Poker Run for those attending Grub and Games Dinner.
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Saturday, October 1st - Skeletons in the Closet 1:00 PM TOUR
$20 per person. This Walking Tour is scheduled for 1:00 p.m. Guided walking Tours depart from the Elks Lodge and ends with light refreshments at the Jameson. *Poker Run for those attending Grub and Games Dinner.
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Saturday, October 1st - Skeletons in the Closet 2:00 PM TOUR
$20 per person. This Walking Tour is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Guided walking Tours depart from the Elks Lodge and ends with light refreshments at the Jameson. *Poker Run for those attending Grub and Games Dinner.
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Sunday, October 2nd - Burke Revisited 9:00 AM TOUR
Burke 9:00 AM Tour: $20 per person, Burke Bus Tour departs from Wallace Library.
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Sunday, October 2nd - Burke Revisited 1:00 PM TOUR
Burke 1:00 PM TOUR: $20 per person, Burke Bus Tour departs from Wallace Library.
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FALL FOR HISTORY 2022

“Wallace: A Checkered Past”

Thursday, September 29
FFH Kick-off and Social, 7 p.m., Barnard-Stockbridge Museum. Enjoy the Upstairs/Downstairs Display on “Ladies” of Wallace. Light refreshments.

Friday September 30
“Where They Stashed the Millions,” 2 p.m. Leaves from Wallace Library.  Historian Shauna Hillman will lead a tour of the vaults and safes that held the riches of Wallace’s heyday.
“The Story of the Samuels,” 4 p.m., Samuels Park. Dedication of a new interpretive sign.
“The FBI Raids Wallace,” 7 p.m., Elks Lodge upstairs.Learn about the day the FBI stormed in to shut down gambling and prostitution. Panel features retired attorney Mike Branstetter, author and researcher Heather Branstetter, and attorney Hollis Anderson telling how the raid was conducted and its effects on businesses and the community. (Note: The Elks Lodge upstairs is not handicap accessible.)

Saturday, October 1
“Skeletons in the Closet,” Peek into the nooks and crannies of buildings that shaped the culture of Wallace. Guided walking tours leave at various time select your time on ticketing checkout  (10 a.m., 11 a.m., 12 noon, 1 p.m. and 2 p.m). Tours depart from the Elks Lodge and ends with light refreshments at the Jameson.
Poker Run: Pick up a playing card at each building. Bring your cards to casino night to see if you have the winning hand.
“Grub and Games.” Elks Lodge. Doors open 5 p.m., dinner (steak or chicken) 6 p.m., casino games with prizes 7-9 p.m.

Sunday, October 2
“Burke Revisited.” Two time slots select your time on ticketing checkout (9 a.m. OR 1 p.m.) bus departs from Wallace Library. If you missed this popular event in 2021, here’s your chance to learn the colorful history of Burke on a tour led by local historians Charlie Mooney and Steve Turley.
“Give Me That Old-Time Religion” 10 a.m. Worship service in the historic Methodist Church. Freewill offering. Come a few minutes early to see the circuit-riding preacher arrive by horseback.

Tickets and reservations available from the Historic Wallace Chamber of Commerce. www.wallaceidahochamber.com or WallaceID.fun. 208 753-7151.

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Celebrate Wallace’s colorful history in the most colorful time of the year. Wallace’s Fall for History Festival is a gala celebration of Wallace’s heritage and its designation as entirely listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Speakers, historic home and museum tours, live theater, military reenactments and more.

This year’s theme– Wallace, A Checkered Past highlights the town’s causal relationship with authority. Marital law, FBI raids, regulated gambling and red light district, plus murder, mayhem, ghosts, ghost buildings and more. Watch this space for updates, ticket info and details.

Details

Start:
September 30 @ 10:00 am
End:
October 2 @ 5:00 pm
Cost:
$15.00 – $90.00
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Venue

Wallace Idaho Hosted by Wallace Chamber of Commerce
10 River Street
Wallace, 83873 United States
Phone:
12087537151

Organizer

Wallace Idaho Chamber
Phone:
(208) 753-7151
Email:
wallaceidahochamber@gmail.com
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