Idaho’s early economy was boom and bust.

Some have found new uses or are now museums or simply being weathered away

Towns sprang up in the high desert or forests.  Some are still here.  Others were shortly abandoned or within a few decades.  What was left behind was often a record of a more hopeful era or symbols of pioneering ways.

The state is dotted with abandoned schools.  Some have found new uses or are now museums or simply being weathered away.

Only in Your State features some well-known abandoned schools and shares some local history, too.  You can read more by clicking this link.