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F.O.E. Ten Commandment Monuments in Idaho (18)

Boise, Idaho
Boise, Idaho
Boise Ten Commandments Monument
Boise, Idaho
St. Michael’s Episcopal Cathedral
Screenshot: Google Maps street view July 2011

Donated by FOE: 1965

Current Location: St. Michael’s Episcopal Cathedral, 518 N. 8th St., W. State St. side, across the street from the Idaho State Capitol Building.

Original Location: Julia Davis Park; removed March 2004.

Scroll: “Presented To The / ... / ... / ... / Fraternal Order Of Eagles / 1965”



Caldwell, Idaho
Caldwell, Idaho
Caldwell Ten Commandments Monument
Caldwell Development Services
Screenshot: Google Maps street view October 2011
Donated by FOE: 1983

Location: Outside a building once used by City Hall and now used by Caldwell Development Services, 621 Cleveland Blvd.

Scroll: (Cannot be determine from the screenshot on the left)


Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
(Old) Kootenai County Courthouse (July 2009)
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
Ronald D. Rankin Veterans Memorial Plaza
(Monument is to the left of the flag poles)
Google Maps street view, October 2016
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
Coeur d'Alene Ten Commandments Monument

Donated by FOE: June 1973

Current Location: Moved in 2011 to the Ronald D. Rankin Veterans Memorial Plaza, 451 Government Way, between Kootenai County Administrative Building and the Old Kootenai County Courthouse.

Origninal Location: On the east side of the Kootenai County Courthouse.

Scroll: (Cannot be determine from the above photos)



Grangeville, Idaho
Grangeville, Idaho
Grangeville Ten Commandments Monument
Photo by russellb206 (June 2010)
Available at Flickr.com
Grangeville, Idaho
Idaho County Courthouse
Screenshot: Google Maps street view March 2011

Donated by FOE: 1982

Location: Idaho County Courthouse, 320 W Main St.

Scroll: “Presented To The / City Of Grangeville / By The Idaho / State Aerie And Auxiliary / Fraternal Order of Eagles / 1982”



Hayden, Idaho
Hayden, Idaho
Hayden Ten Commandments Monument
City Park
Screenshot: Google Maps street view September 2015 (monument on right side)

Donated by FOE: June 1993

Location: City Park adjacent to Hayden City Hall, 8930 N. Government Way.

Scroll: (Cannot be determined from the above screenshot)



Idaho Falls, Idaho
Idaho Falls, Idaho
A park along Memorial Drive
Screenshot: Google Maps street view August 2011
Idaho Falls, Idaho
Idaho Falls Ten Commandments Monument

Donated by FOE: June 1969

Location: A park bordering Snake River along Memorial Dr. between D & E Streets (across the street from Scenic Falls Federal Credit Union, 700 Memorial Dr.).

Scroll: “Presented To The City / Of Idaho Falls By Idaho / State Aerie And Auxiliary / Fraternal Order Of Eagles / June 1969”


Kellogg, Idaho
Kellog, Idaho
Kellogg Ten Commandments Monument
Boy Scout House at City Park
Screenshot: Google Maps street view March 2011

Donated by FOE: 1971

Location: Kellogg Boy Scout House, City Park, adjacent to the swimming pool building at 2 South Hill Street. (On public property.)

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Notes: The Boy Scout House was constructed and donated to the City by the former Bunker Hill Company. Source: http://www.idahoheritage.org/assets/popups/north/n_scouthouse.html.

The close proximity of the Eagles Ten Commandments monument to the American flag is troubling — suggesting that the United States is a Christian nation.



Malad, Idaho
Malad, Idaho
Malad Ten Commandments Monument
Malad City Park
Screenshot: Google Maps street view July 2013
Donated by FOE: 1976

Location: Malad City Park, 1st W Street.

Scroll: (Cannot be determine from the screenshot on the left)


Moscow, Idaho
Moscow, Idaho
Moscow Ten Commandments Monument
Saint Mary’s Catholic Church
Screenshot: Google Maps street view September 2013
Donated by FOE: June 1975

Current Location: Moved in 1979 to Saint Mary’s Catholic Church, 618 E 1st St.

Original Location: Downtown Square. Vandalized several times. Moved to East City Park. Vandalism continued.

Scroll: (Cannot be determine from the screenshot on the left)


Nampa, Idaho
Nampa, Idaho
Nampa Ten Commandments Monument
Nampa, Idaho
Veterans Memorial

Donated by FOE: 1975

Location: Veterans Memorial adjacent to City Hall, 411 3rd Street S.

Scroll: “Presented To / The City Of Nampa By / The Idaho State Aerie / And Auxiliary Of The / Fraternal Order of Eagles”



Payette, Idaho
Payette, Idaho
Payette Ten Commandments Monument
Payette City Park & Police Dept.
Screenshot: Google Maps street view October 2012

Donated by FOE: 1986

Location: Payette City Hall, 700 Center Ave.

Scroll: (Cannot be determined from the above screenshot)



Pocatello, Idaho
Pocatello, Idaho
Bannock County Courthouse
Screenshot: Google Maps street view August 2012
Pocatello, Idaho
Pocatello Ten Commandments Monument
Donated by FOE: 1967

Location: Bannock County Courthouse, 624 E. Center St.

Scroll: “Presented To The / City Of Pocatello / By The Idaho / State Aerie And Auxiliary / Fraternal Order Of Eagles / 1967”

History: In order to insulate itself from lawsuits, a monument to Thomas Jefferson’s Virginia Statute to Religious Freedom was placed to the right of the Ten Commandments monument. The county also posted a sign stating that the display was not meant to endorse a particular religion.


Post Falls, Idaho
Post Falls, Idaho
Post Falls Ten Commandments Monument
(New) City Hall
Screenshot: Google Maps street view July 2013
Donated by FOE: 1985

Current Location: (New) City Hall, 408 N. Spokane St.

Original Location: (Old) City Hall.

Scroll: (Cannot be determined from the screenshot on the left)


Rupert
Photo Not Available

Donated by FOE: 1969

Current Location: Crowe Chapel, Idaho Youth Ranch. (Always on private property.)

Scroll: “Presented To / Idaho Youth Ranch By / Idaho State Aerie And / Idaho State Auxiliary / Fraternal Order of Eagles / June 1969”



Saint Maries, Idaho
Saint Maries, Idaho
Saint Maries Ten Commandments Monument
Saint Maries, Idaho
Benewah County Courthouse
Screenshot: Google Maps street view September 2013

Donated by FOE: 1968

Location: Benewah County Courthouse, 701 College Ave. & S. 7th St.

Scroll: “Presented To / The City Of St. Maries / By The Idaho State / Aerie And Auxiliary / Fraternal Order Of Eagles / 1968”



Salmon, Idaho
Salmon, Idaho
Salmon Ten Commandments Monument
Lemhi County Historical Society and Museum
Screenshot: Google Maps street view June 2008
Donated by FOE: 1981

Current Location: Lemhi County Historical Society and Museum, 210 Main St. (at the other end of the block from City Hall).

Original Location: Unknown

Scroll: (Cannot determine from the screenshot to the left)

Story: The Lemhi County Historical Society has a 99 year lease with the Salmon Aerie No. 2316, with the Eagles retaining the right to use the basement. (On private property.) For more information, visit Lemhi County Historical Society and Museum’s History web page.


Sandpoint, Idaho
Sandpoint, Idaho
Sandpoint Ten Commandments Monument
Saint Maries, Idaho
Farmin Park
Screenshot: Google Maps street view September 2013

Donated by FOE: June 1972

Location: Farmin Park, Oak St. & N. 4th Ave.

Scroll: “Presented To / The City Of Sandpoint / By The Idaho / State Aerie And Auxiliary / Fraternal Order Of Eagles / June 1972”

History: City Council met March 20, 2014 to discuss a request to remove the monument from Farmin Park. No decision was made at the meeting.




Wallace, Idaho
Wallace, Idaho Wallace Ten Commandments Monument Wallace, Idaho
Eagle (Source: Library of Congress)

Wallace, Idaho
Shoshone County Courthouse
Screenshot: Google Maps street view September 2008

Donated by FOE: June 19, 1970

Location: Shoshone County Courthouse, 700 Bank St., at the corner of Bank and 7th Streets.

Scroll: “Presented To The City / Of Wallace By Idaho / State Aerie & Auxiliary / Fraternal Order Of Eagles / June 19, 1970”

Comment: Italic lettering is unique among Eagles monuments.