Idaho Sesquicentennial Special License Plate

This is a daily event, running from July 2, 2012 through September 3, 2012. Every County Motor Vehicle Registration and Licensing office in Idaho (208) 790-0999 John Mock Website
Monday, July 2nd, 2012, the Idaho Sesquicentennial Special License Plate will go on sale in every County Motor Vehicle Registration and Licensing office in Idaho, (See Attachment). In Nez Perce County,- (The Nez Perce County Court House). Revenues derived from the sale of the Idaho Sesquicentennial Special License Plates will go to every county's historical society or designated entities in the State of Idaho. In Nez Perce County, revenues will be equally shared by the Nez Perce County Historical Society and the Lewiston Historic Preservation Commission.

The Lewiston Historic Preservation Commission successively initiated, supported and sponsored the Idaho Sesquicentennial Special License Plate Bill. Commissioners on the Lewiston Historic Preservation Commission include Bill R. Miller, Chair; Jacquelyn Height, Vice Chair; Bill McVicars; Greg Follett; Dwight Ferguson; John Mock; Ron Karlberg; Garry Bush; Tara Forsmann; Dr. Dennis Ohrtman, Lewiston City Council Liaison and former commissioner, Dick Riggs.

Cost of this Special Plate will be $35 plus registration fees. Sample Plates are $30.00.

Be sure and ask for and receive credit for the remaining months left on your current license plate when applying for the Idaho Sesquicentennial Special License Plate.

Commemorate and celebrate Idaho's Sesquicentennial 1863 - 2013, one-hundred fifty years as a territory and state.

As a special note, this same Lewiston Historic Preservation Commission sponsored the Lewiston Historic Special License Plate. This special plate generated over $21,000.00, plus, toward historic programs, buildings, educational programs and historic sites among others, including: History Rendezvous; Lewis-Clark State College, Lewis-Clark Center for Arts and History-Idaho remembers Abraham Lincoln; Tsceminicum Club; Nez Perce County Historical Society; Beautiful Downtown Lewiston, historic mural; Pioneer Park Kiosks; Miranda Cabin; Lewiston Historic plaques; Idaho History Tours; Lewiston Historic Trolley; Idaho Sesquicentennial Postal Commemorative Envelopes.
(Numerous other items were included.)

The Lewiston Historic Special License Plate also paid for all costs, including design and development of this beautiful keepsake plate.

Special thanks to all Idaho Legislators, Governor and staff who supported the Idaho Sesquicentennial Special License Plate Bill. Special recognition to our local legislators including Representative, John Rusche; Representative, Jeff Nessett; and Senator Dan Johnson.

We wish to thank Ms. Chris Fisher, Registrations Program and Internal Communications Specialist for the Idaho Transportation Department, for her valuable advise and assistance in the development of the Idaho Sesquicentennial Special License Plate.

The Idaho Sesquicentennial Special License Plate will prove to be an historic keepsake and commemorative display of Idaho history.
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