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Idaho Celebrates Trailblazing Women From The Past And Present In New Exhibit

Idaho State Historical Society
An exhibit featuring women leaders of Idaho's past and present. In the foreground, the display includes a placard about Gabby Limieux, the only Native American women's pro golfer and a Caldwell native.


If you’re ready to visit public places in person again, the Idaho Historical Society has a new exhibit opening Saturday, celebrating the “Trailblazing Women of Idaho.” The exhibition illustrates the stories of more than 100 Idaho women — including 20 living trailblazers.

These women have influenced Idaho’s past, present, and future through their courage, creativity, tenacity and values. Idaho Matters spoke Director of the Idaho State Museum Liz Hobson and Sarah Phillips, Museum Curator of Collections and Exhibitions.


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