In June of 1871 Chief Seltice of the Coeur d'Alene tribe and German settler Frederick Post, made a verbal agreement. Post was granted 200 acres of native land to build a sawmill. As a part of the agreement Post would provide lumber to the tribe.…

Tuberculosis was endemic in America in the 1800s and early 1900s. Known as consumption or "the White Plague," the disease killed thousands of people each year, and there was no cure. Tuberculosis Sanitariums such as Edgecliff were built to…

Saltese Cemetery is one of the oldest cemeteries in the valley. The name Saltese derives from the Coeur d'Alene Chief Andrew Seltice who sold this piece of land, known now as the Saltese Flats, to Daniel Courchaine in 1878. Burials began here…