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Ada County, Idaho Landmarks

The landmarks listed below are located in Ada County, Idaho.

Anne Frank Human Rights Memorial

Anne Frank Human Rights Memorial

Boise, Ada County, Idaho, 83702
The Anne Frank Human Rights Memorial is a .81 acres cenotaph complex and educational park in Boise, Idaho near the Boise Public Library and the Greenbelt, the centerpiece of which is a statue of Anne Frank.

Aquarium of Boise

Aquarium of Boise

Boise, Ada County, Idaho, 83704
The Aquarium of Boise opened to the public in 2011. It draws about 25,000 visitors per month, including school groups, community organizations, and visitors from across the states of Idaho, Utah, Washington, Oregon and California.

Boise Greenbelt

Boise Greenbelt

Boise, Ada County, Idaho
The Boise River Greenbelt is a recreational and alternate transportation trail along the banks of the Boise River through Boise, Idaho. The Boise Greenbelt is more of a greenway than a green belt since its character is linear.

Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist

Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist

Boise, Ada County, Idaho, 83702
The Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist is a Catholic cathedral and parish church located in Boise, Idaho, United States. It is the seat of the Diocese of Boise.

Cathedral of the Rockies

Cathedral of the Rockies

Boise, Ada County, Idaho, 83702
Cathedral of the Rockies is a United Methodist church located in the historic North End district of Boise, Idaho. The present building was constructed 1958-1960.

Clara Hill House

Clara Hill House

Meridian, Ada County, Idaho, 83642
The Clara Hill House in Meridian, Idaho, is a 1+1⁄2-story Craftsman Bungalow constructed in 1919–20. The house features an enclosed porch facing North Main Street, with a front facing gabled dormer above and behind the porch.

Idaho Black History Museum

Idaho Black History Museum

Boise, Ada County, Idaho, 83702
The Idaho Black History Museum is a museum of African American history and culture in Boise, Idaho. It is the oldest African American museum in the Pacific Northwest.

Idaho Botanical Garden

Idaho Botanical Garden

Boise, Ada County, Idaho, 83712
The Idaho Botanical Garden botanical garden located on 50 acres (200,000 m2) at 2355 North Old Penitentiary Road, Boise, Idaho. After the penitentiary was closed, the land lay dormant for more than a decade, and in 1984 the gardens were first created.

Idaho State Capitol

Idaho State Capitol

Boise, Ada County, Idaho, 83702
The sandstone and marble Capitol was completed in 1920. The design of the building was designed to look like the U.S. Capitol in Washington,D.C. Local sandstone from east Boise's Tablerock Quarry was used as well as convict labor.

Julia Davis Park

Julia Davis Park

Boise, Ada County, Idaho
Created in 1907 with a land donation from Thomas Jefferson Davis, Julia Davis Park is the first park in the "String of Pearls", the group of parks operated by the Boise Parks and Recreation Department that are located along the Boise River.

Meridian City Hall

Meridian City Hall

Meridian, Ada County, Idaho, 83642
Meridian City Hall. Meridian has a mayor that serves four-year terms. Meridian has a city council of six members.

Meridian Creamery (1929–70)

Meridian Creamery (1929–70)

Meridian, Ada County, Idaho, 83642
Meridian Ada County Dairymen's Cooperative Creamery is no longer in operation, but they have built this in memory of the creamery. The lowest days of the Great Depression brightened for area dairymen when the creamery began operation in 1929.

Meridian Exchange Bank

Meridian Exchange Bank

Meridian, Ada County, Idaho
The Meridian Exchange Bank in Meridian, Idaho, was designed by the Boise architectural firm of Tourtellotte & Co. and constructed in 1906.

Meridian High School

Meridian High School

Meridian, Ada County, Idaho, 83642
Meridian High School is a four-year public secondary school within the West Ada School District located in Meridian, Idaho, comprising grades 9–12.

Meridian Idaho Temple

Meridian Idaho Temple

Meridian, Ada County, Idaho, 83656
The Meridian Idaho Temple is a temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Meridian, Idaho.

Meridian Speedway

Meridian Speedway

Meridian, Ada County, Idaho, 83642
Meridian Speedway is a motorsport race track in Meridian, Idaho. The quarter mile in length track, which is paved with asphalt, mostly hosts late model racing, modified racing, and other local-level racing events throughout the year.

Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company

Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company

Meridian, Ada County, Idaho
The Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company Building in Meridian, Idaho, is a 1-story commercial office constructed of reinforced concrete, stucco, and brick in 1928.

Old Idaho State Penitentiary

Old Idaho State Penitentiary

Boise, Ada County, Idaho, 83712
The Old Idaho State Penitentiary was a functional prison from 1872 to 1973. The first building, also known as the Territorial Prison, was constructed in the Territory of Idaho in 1870.

R. H. and Jessie Bell House

R. H. and Jessie Bell House

Meridian, Ada County, Idaho, 83642
The R.H. and Jessie Bell House in Meridian, Idaho, is a 1+1⁄2-story Craftsman Bungalow designed by John Krulish and constructed in 1922.

Tolleth House

Tolleth House

Meridian, Ada County, Idaho, 83642
The Tolleth House in Meridian, Idaho, is a 2-story Queen Anne house constructed in 1907. The house features a wrap around porch and narrow shiplap siding, and the irregular plan includes 13 exterior corners.

Top 10 Most Popular Ada County Landmarks

  1. Idaho State Capitol
  2. Old Idaho State Penitentiary
  3. Boise Greenbelt
  4. Idaho Botanical Garden
  5. Meridian Creamery (1929–70)
  6. Tolleth House
  7. Aquarium of Boise
  8. Anne Frank Human Rights Memorial
  9. Idaho Black History Museum
  10. Cathedral of the Rockies

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