Living History Walking Tours
True West Magazine recently named Coeur d’Alene as one of the ten cities in the U.S. to receive the magazine’s annual award for towns that have made important contributions to preservingtheir past. Robert Singletary’s historical tours were mentioned as one of main reasons why Coeur d’Alene received the award. Robert, a local historian is well known in the area for his lectures, articles, tours, and living history presentations. He will begin a series of Living History Walking Tours of Old Fort Sherman and Historic Downtown Coeur d’Alene on June 19 and will continue to early fall. The tours are sponsored by the Museum of North Idaho.
The hour to hour and a half tours depart from the Museum Tuesday thru Saturday. The
Fort Sherman Tour, scheduled for 11am, Robert will portray Gen. William Carlin, the Commander at Fort Sherman for many years. At 1pm he will take on the persona of Peter Sorensen, steamboat captain, boat builder, and community leader during the early years of Coeur d’Alene. Tickets are $15 per person and are available at the Museum of North Idaho, 115 NW Blvd. and the Coeur d’Alene Chamber of Commerce, 105 N. 1st St. The Ticket price includes admission to the Museum and parking. For information,call 208-664-3448, 208-755-1308, or visit the Museum web site at www.museumni.org.