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Paul Smith

Paul Smith

Paul Smith is a member of the Idaho State Historical Society Board of Trustees, serving on behalf of District 5. He has had a working relationship with ISHS since 1991 and a life-long love of state and local history. A former chairman of the Twin Falls County Historic Preservation Commission, Smith also started Preservation Twin Falls, a nonprofit dedicated to buying historic properties in Twin Falls.

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Rock Creek Station and Stricker Ranch refurbished site

Collaboration key to protecting, preserving this historic Idaho gem

By: - July 22, 2021

The historic Rock Creek Station and Stricker Ranch homesite have served as an oasis for visitors for more than 150 years. Dating as far back as 1811, this outpost just south of the Magic Valley city of Hansen provided explorers, trappers and mountain men a place to rest, refresh and restock water and supplies after […]