The Basque Center

The Basque Center (HM28PR)

Location: Boise, ID 83702 Ada County
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Country: United States of America
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N 43° 36.824', W 116° 12.127'

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601 Grove Street

A place to call out the name of an old friend, play the card game "mus," sit down to a meal, or dance to the music of the accordion and the txistu, the melodic Basque flute. All communities need somewhere to meet, and this is one place the Basques in Boise call their own. "Euzkaldunak, Inc." was formed by the Basque community with the intent to build a gathering place for social and cultural events. By 1950, bonds had been sold, and construction began on the Basque Center at 6th and Grove Street. Brick, beam and mortar were later added in the traditional baserri (farmhouse) style, and the Center became a tangible symbol of a unique Idaho community.
HM NumberHM28PR
Placed ByBasque Museum and Cultural Center
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, June 24th, 2018 at 10:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11T E 564383 N 4829281
Decimal Degrees43.61373333, -116.20211667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 36.824', W 116° 12.127'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 36' 49.44" N, 116° 12' 7.62" W
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Area Code(s)208
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 601 W Grove St, Boise ID 83702, US
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