Unofficial nickname. An erroneous understanding that Idaho was a Shoshone word for Gem Of The Mountains.
Unofficial nickname. For the state's most well-known crop.
has the Postal Abbreviation
The Idaho flag bears the motto "Esto Perpetua", "May it endure forever".
Joined union in 1890, quarter released in 2007
Based on the play 'Henry IV'
40th among all States and Territories
Diverse habitats on the Snake River plain in south-central Idaho
20 miles from the Canadian border, provides diverse habitats
Suggested â€œIdahoâ€ as a name for the new state, claiming that it meant â€œthe sun comes from the mountainsâ€ in a Native American language. Willing, a known eccentric, admitted that Idaho wasnâ€™t a Native American word at all and claimed that he had simply made it up.
1991. Directed by Gus Van Sant, starring River Phoenix & Keanu Reeves, the film explores the lives of two young street hustlers.