Wallace (Idaho)

Wallace is an historic mining town in North Idaho in the United States of America.

Get in

Interstate 90 passes through town.

See

Every downtown building is on the National Register of Historic Places. Wallace used to be famous as the home of the Only Stoplight on I-90, until uncaring road builders finished the overpass around town, and finished the town's claim to fame.

Do

Sleep

Go next

Not far from Wallace, Kellogg has metal sculptures of a dragon and knight, a gold panner, an elk (in front of the local chapter of the ELKS), a big panther (which is the high school's mascot) in front of the local pool, a miner and donkey, and the best was the Red Baron. All seemed to be made of scraps of metal from different things, but they are large! Mine tours (approx. 30 min.) are given at Crystal Gold Mine. Kellogg was the site of one of the worst U.S. mining accidents; a statue of a miner holding high a rock drill guards dozens of impromptu headstones at the Sunshine Mine Disaster Memorial.

Routes through Wallace

Spokane Coeur d'Alene  W  E  Superior Missoula


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