Historic Henry Schick Barn in Buhl

Owner Tom Gilbertson talks about the Schick Barn and the preservation efforts behind it.

The Henry Schick barn is a historic dairy barn and is on the National Register of Historic Places.  It was built by one of the pioneer barn builders of Magic Valley, Henry Schick. Henry was a German/Russian immigrant skilled in concrete and metal work. The barn is representative of his skills incorporating cast in place concrete walls and milking stalls and custom built and unique onion shaped domes capping the two barn ventilators and the silo.

Location: NW corner of 1700 E and 4000 N, Buhl, ID 83316
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Old Mission State Park – Cataldo

This striking Greek Revival style church was designed by Jesuit priest Anthony Ravalli and built by Coeur d’Alene Indians in 1850-1853. The Mission of the Sacred Heart to the Coeur d’Alene was a thriving agricultural village, mission and way station for travelers across the Mullan Road for more than a quarter century.  It is the oldest building in Idaho.

 

Campbell’s Ferry

Located on the Main Fork of the Salmon River, Campbell’s Ferry was first settled by a Scottish immigrant by the name of William Campbell in 1897. When gold was discovered by the Caswell brothers at Thunder Mountain, about 50 miles to the South of Campbell’s Ferry, William Campbell built a ferry to cross the river.

This video tells the story of the people who came to live at Campbell’s Ferry and of the evolution of this area of Idaho to what it is today.

Runs 10 minutes.