The buildings of the Eighth Street Marketplace in downtown Boise are known for preserving a bit of Boise's 19th century past. The area makes for a perfect place to meander through Boise's history. At 516 South Eighth Street, visitors will find the Idaho Laundry building, which has been in operation since 1897. The nearby Boise Junk House at 521 South Eighth Street is where boys traded iron and other "junk" for cash. Other nearby landmarks include the Idaho Candy Company, in business since 1909, the Oregon Trail Memorial Bridge and the Log Cabin Literary Center.
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