Bar Gernika

Bar Gernika (HM28P7)

Location: Boise, ID 83702 Ada County
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Country: United States of America
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N 43° 36.845', W 116° 12.18'

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Basque Pub & Eatery

—202 S. Capitol Blvd. —

The clinking of glasses, the clang of silverware, good conversation and enjoyable times have long been a part of this corner. Food and drink are especially important to the Basques, drawing people together in this highly social culture. Constructed in 1912, this building first was home to Quong Chong Laundry. The laundry, as well as other Chinese businesses such as restaurants and markets, stood as markers of a culturally diverse neighborhood on Grove Street. Later, the small brick structure was converted into a restaurant, the "Boulevard Lunch", and then became "The Cub Tavern in 1948. More than 40 years later, the location took on a definite Basque flavor when the site was transformed to "Bar Gernika" in 1991. Gernika, Bizkaia, Spain, is Boise's sister city in Euskadi. And those who have traveled to Gernika report, yes, there was indeed a "Bar Boise" located there!
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HM NumberHM28P7
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Placed ByBasque Museum and Cultural Center
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Date Added Saturday, June 23rd, 2018 at 10:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11T E 564311 N 4829319
Decimal Degrees43.61408333, -116.20300000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 36.845', W 116° 12.18'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 36' 50.7" N, 116° 12' 10.8" W
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Area Code(s)208
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 202 S Capitol Blvd, Boise ID 83702, US
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