The Bear Lake County Historical Society
Members of the board of directors are nominated
by the current board and are appointed by the commissioners of
the County of Bear Lake, Idaho.
The organization is dedicated to the preservation
of relics, artifacts documents and histories that preserve the
history of Bear Lake County. It wishes to educate children, adults,
scout groups, and any others about the history of the Bear Lake
valley, the early pioneers, and the economy and early government
of the valley. It cares for the relics of the local Daughters
of the Utah Pioneers (DUP) along with other loaned or donated
Members of the board are made up of local
interested persons. Each provides different areas of expertise.
Sherry Brown, Historical Society President,
DUP Member, publicity, knowledgeable in computer and digital
Jo Ann Farnsworth, Board Member, very
knowledgeable in the collection and inventory of the Rails and
Trails Museum, DUP Member.
Verna Jensen, Historical Society Secretary/Treasurer,
interested in history and heirlooms, DUP Member.
Max Lauridsen, Board Member, historian
and knowledgeable about local pictures and artifacts.
Jane Michaelson, board representative
to the Oregon Trail Center board, interested in history, DUP
Bill Parslow, Board Member, well acquainted
with the people and the resources of the valley.
Virginia Jacobsen, Board Member, interested
in history and heirlooms, DUP Associate Member, Rails and Trails
Dolly Craney, Board Member, knowledgeable
in history collection, well acquainted with the people and the
resources of the valley.
Angie Nelson, Bear Lake County DUP