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What’s in a name? In Gem State places, a whole lot of history and mystery

No small part of the charm of exploring Idaho place names and their stories is the sheer music of saying those names — whether staccato and amusing or long and sonorous. Who can resist a state that has a Picabo, pronounced “peek-a-boo,” a Wickahoney and an Inkom? There are also Eden, Bliss, Grace and Hope. The Idaho map is covered with magic if you have an ear for names and an eye for history.

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