Built in 1902 and constructed entirely of light grey and red stones, this was the mansion of the wealthy and prominent Judge Drew Standrod. The 16 room structure is faced with stone which was quarried in the McCammon area. After a period of little use, the City of Pocatello acquired the house in 1974 and it was available to rent for special events until 1995. The mansion is now owned by The Backroom, a private furniture company out of Blackfoot and has been restored to its original glory, with parquet floors, leaded glass windows, glazed tile and imported marble. The mansion is open to the public from 10am to 5:30pm Monday - Saturday and is open to the public.
Other History nearby:
(Pocatello) Bannock County Historical Museum
(Blackfoot) Bingham County Historical Museum
(Fort Hall) Shoshone-Bannock Indian Tribe
(Pocatello) Standrod House
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08/14 Coming to The Pocatello area
Sun Valley Wellness Festival Ketchum ID May23-27 The Sun Valley Wellness Festival is an annual gathering of the top speakers and practitioners of mind-body-spirit and environmental wellness. Presented by the Sun Valley Wellness Institute, our mission is to inspire positive change.
Annual Port-Neuf Muzzleloaders Mountain Man Rendezvous Pocatello ID May31-June2 Enjoy the black powder rifle and pistol shoots, the trailwalks, our knife and hawks throws, the cannons, and the primitive archery shoot. The music at the campfire at the end of the day. Visit the traders of the 1840’s. They are all in canvas of the period as are the Mountain Men and Women of the Primitive Camps. See how they lived and worked daily.
Intermountain Equifest Pocatello ID June20-23 We will have trail riding competition, extreme cowboy race, posse drill presentation, grand entry, horse show, barrel racing, pole bending, bucket races, flag races, and kids games. Horseback and on foot.
Malad Valley Welsh Festival Malad City ID June28-July1 Today, Malad Valley has the largest per capita concentration of people of Welsh ancestry outside the country of Wales itself. For that reason, many residents of the Valley wanted to reestablish their Welsh roots. In 2005, after a 90 year break, this annual cultural event, now called the Malad Valley Welsh Festival, once again became a reality.
Shoshone-Bannock Festival/Powwow Ketchum ID August9-11 This three-day outdoor exhibition of 130 artists from around the country features a wide range of unique handmade fine arts and crafts including painting, photography, fiber, ceramic, metal, jewelry and woodwork.
Eastern Idaho State Fair Blackfoot ID August31-September7 The Eastern Idaho State Fair in Blackfoot begins Labor Day and features horse racing, demolition derby, rodeo, and top name stars along with the excitement of the midway rides and wide range of food booths.
The fair has all the traditional elements of an agricultural fair, including exhibits and 4-H competition.