Boot Hill Cemetery - Idaho City Pioneer Cemetery

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There are said to be over 3,000 buried here, including hundreds of unknown or unmarked graves, many no doubt a result of the violence at this 1860s Gold Rush town. Locals say many of their spirits still linger here.

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    Geographic Information

    Cemetery Rd
    Idaho City, ID
    United States

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    43.83193874719206, -115.84148669207934
    Boise County, Idaho
    Nearest Towns:
    Idaho City, ID (0.4 mi.)
    Placerville, ID (9.3 mi.)
    Horseshoe Bend, ID (18.6 mi.)
    Garden Valley, ID (18.7 mi.)
    Lowman, ID (20.6 mi.)
    Crouch, ID (20.6 mi.)
    Banks, ID (22.2 mi.)
    Boise, ID (23.5 mi.)
    Garden City, ID (24.5 mi.)
    Eagle, ID (27.3 mi.)


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