Cyrus Jacobs/Uberuaga House

Cyrus Jacobs/Uberuaga House (HM28PV)

Location: Boise, ID 83702 Ada County
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Country: United States of America
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N 43° 36.828', W 116° 12.14'

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607 Grove Street

The Cyrus Jacobs home, built in 1864, is the oldest surviving brick dwelling in Boise. Jacobs, a prominent merchant and mayor of Boise, lived here for almost 40 years. Beginning in 1910, it became the residence of Basque families - first, the Galdos, then the Bicandis, and finally, in 1917, Jose and Hermenegilda Uberuaga. Here, these families provided a "home away from home" for sheepherders and other boarders.
In 1983, Adelia Garro Simplot purchased the property from the Uberuagas to preserve the rich tapestry of Idaho Euskaldunak history. This dream became a reality in 1985 when the Basque Museum and Cultural Center acquired the house. It stands as a tribute to Basque boarding house life in America.
This property is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
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HM NumberHM28PV
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Placed ByBasque Museum and Cultural Center
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, June 24th, 2018 at 10:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11T E 564365 N 4829288
Decimal Degrees43.61380000, -116.20233333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 36.828', W 116° 12.14'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 36' 49.68" N, 116° 12' 8.4" W
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Area Code(s)208
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 211 S 6th St, Boise ID 83702, US
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