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LOCTOBER Volunteers at the Old Idaho Penitentiary, Oct 31, 2020

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State of Idaho Historical Society

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 6 people are interested
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Event Name: Cell Block Stroll

When: October 30 and 31, 2020, 6pm-10pm (volunteers must arrive 30 minutes before their scheduled shift)

What: We are keeping the site open late this year for Halloween on October 30 and 31 for unsettling strolls through the yard and cell houses. Encounter startles and scares as you take in our exhibits and explore 101 years of Idaho prison history.

Volunteer Needs:

Shifts are 6-8pm, 8-10pm, double shifts welcome!

Scare Stations: Volunteers and staff will be assigned a certain area for jump out scares and noise scares. (up to 20)

Exhibit Attendants : Monitor inside buildings to ensure no damage to the exhibits and that people are properly social distancing. (up to 3)

Site Patrol: Walk a particular section of the site to ensure our site rules are being followed. This will require you to learn where restrooms and activities are located (provided in advance). Additionally, you may have to remind visitors about important rules regarding social distancing, mask-wearing, no running/climbing, etc. (up to 10)

2 Shifts

  • Sat Oct 31, 2020 - 05:30 PM to 08:00 PM
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  • Sat Oct 31, 2020 - 07:30 PM to 10:00 PM
    Event Name: Cell Block Stroll When: October 30 and 31, 2020, 6pm-10pm (volunteers must arrive 30 minutes before their scheduled shift) What: We are ke
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About State of Idaho Historical Society

Location:

2205 Old Penitentiary Rd, Boise, ID 83712, US

Mission Statement

MISSION: Idaho State Historical Society preserves and promotes Idaho’s cultural heritage. VISION: Our vision is to inspire, enrich and engage all Idahoans by leading the state in preserving, sharing, and using history and cultural resources relevant to today to inform and influence the future. VALUES:Customer Service. Stewardship. Education. Professionalism

Description

The Idaho State Historical Society is a trusted guide through the state’s history and how it has shaped every aspect of our lives - our land, our communities, our government and our people. Created in 1881 and established as a state agency in 1907, the Idaho State Historical Society (ISHS) is an extraordinary system of cultural and historic resources comprised of the Idaho State Museum, Idaho State Archives, Idaho State Historic Preservation Office, Old Idaho Penitentiary and Historic Sites Program.

ISHS Preserves and provides access to irreplaceable state owned historic collections including 50,000 artifacts, 500,000 photos, 40,000 maps and architectural drawings, 60 historic buildings, and 20,000 archeological items.

ISHS benefits Idahoans though key programs including Capitol curation and exhibition; records management through the State Archives, operation of cultural facilities of the state including the Idaho State Museum and Old Idaho Penitentiary, and management of the programs under the National Historic Preservation Act, including the National Register of Historic Places Programs.

The Idaho State Historical Society serves over 110,000 people each year through educational programs, inspiring exhibitions, fun events, genealogy and family history, research use, and technical assistance. Annually, over 15,000 school- aged children benefit from ISHS programs and visits.

Arts & Culture
Community

WHEN

Sat Oct 31, 2020
05:30 PM - 10:00 PM   This opportunity has 2 shifts

WHERE

2445 Old Penitenitiary Rd.Boise, ID 83712

(43.60279,-116.16198)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18

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