By JENNIFER K. BAUERWhat if social media had been around in 1864 when Boise swindled Lewiston out of the Idaho state capital? 360 spins an imaginary social feed retelling the incendiary tale.
Lewiston was once the capital of Idaho — before the feds stole the designation by force. Two hundred years later, there are still sore feelings about the way things went down.
In advance of a Nov. 15 fundraiser for the First Idaho Territorial Capitol Interpretive Center, Inland 360 retells the story through the lens of historical fiction and modern social media.
Here’s part one. Part two will run in next Thursday’s 360.
Our feed begins in 1863 …
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