This building was converted into a Chapel in the 1930s and was destroyed by fire in the 1973 riot.The False Front Buildings (1894-1895) held the Commissary, Trusty Dorm, Barber Shop (1902-1960s) and Hospital (originally the blacksmith shop, but was remodeled in 1912 and remained the prison hospital until the 1960s).

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The offices were used by the Idaho Supreme Court until the new Supreme Court building was constructed in 1970. In the 1820s, French Canadian fur trappers set trap lines in the vicinity.

In the east wing is the office of the secretary of state and in the reception area is the official copy of the Great Seal of the State of On the third floor is where the legislative chambers are located as well as the Senate in the west wing and the House of Representatives in the east wing. Set in a high-desert area, the tree-lined valley of the because it was located on the Boise Meridian and the town was renamed.

The two chambers on the third floor were remodeled in 1968. The Settlers' Irrigation Ditch, 1892, changed the arid region into a productive farming community which was incorporated in 1902.

Also on this floor is the Idaho Supreme Court room which is used for hearings and committee meetings of the Joint Finance and Appropriations Committee. Eagle - The name for the town and nearby island came from the earliest settlers in the valley.

This building had seven two-person cells, a central day room, kitchen, and bathroom facilities.

This building held the infamous Cell House 5 (1954) was Maximum Security where the most unruly and violent offenders stayed.

Prior to its completion women did not have separate quarters.

Male inmates built a wall around the old Wardens home to serve as a separate facility for women.

The 416 resident inmates were moved to a modern penitentiary south of In 1992, the Idaho State Historical Society recorded oral history interviews with fifteen former prison guards.

These tapes and transcripts cover prison operations and remembrances from the 1950s to the closing of the prison.

This building also served as a permanent place of solitary confinement. Although not a building, there is also an outdoor Recreational Area where inmates played baseball, boxing, basketball, handball, tennis, horseshoes and football. The most distinguishable feature to the capitol building is the dome.