Boise Real Estate

Boise Real Estate

Boise Idaho Real Estate Listings     Boise Idaho History Boise, Idaho, boasts more than 50 parks, a number of museums, a Basque market and the restored 1927 Egyptian Theatre.  Many early pioneers bypassed Boise to seek their fortunes in the west coast, but those who backtracked were rewarded with the gold and silver that came from the hills around the Boise River and earned the name, the Treasure Valley. It was the 1862 gold rush to Boise Basin that started the progress of the State of Idaho. On February 4, 1864 Boise County was established. The name “boise”, comes from the French word “boise” for “wooded”.   The story is told of the French-Canadian fur trappers of the early 1800s who came over the mountains.   Looking down on the Boise River Valley they exclaimed “Les Bois!” (the trees!). This is the origin of its nickname ‘The City of Trees’. Today, the Historic Downtown District has numerous brick buildings from the 19th century that have been restored, so the Boise skyline is a blend of old and new. Boise and the Great Outdoors Citizens of Boise take much pleasure in the great outdoors and in the western history that surrounds them.  One attractive feature of the quality of life here is that much of the prominent outdoor world of Idaho is accessible to citizens and travelers within the city. Boise’s pride is its more than 50 parks. Three of them, the “Ribbon of Jewels,” are close together, next to the river, and all named after women:  Julia Davis, Ann Morrison, and Kathryn Albertson. Julia Davis Park is home to, a...

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