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Wallace

Wallace Historic District © Jayjayp
Wallace Historic District © Jayjayp

The small city of Wallace, in the centre of Panhandle Region has a historic pedigree and quaint demeanour that make it the quintisential AMerican small town. Every building in its downtown centre is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. BEcause of this, there have been several Hollywood films set in Wallace, including Dante's Peak and Heaven's Gate, in downtown Wallace. The little town has fewer than 1,000 permanent residents but is a favourite with travellers.

Located along the I-90 in northern Idaho, this pretty town in Silver Valley is home to the Oasis Bordello Museum, Northern Pacific Depot Railroad Museum, Wallace District Mining Museum, and the Sierra Silver Mines. Wall which offer tours unique to the northwest US. Nearby Kellogg is a nice excursion from Wallace, with tours of the Crystal Gold Mine, and a number of eye-catching scrap metal sculptures.