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The Canyon Creek Station: A True Story of Heritage Heroes

On October 22, 2015, the Stanley and Mildred Norstebon Family Trust donated a 1 acre parcel holding the Canyon Creek Station to the Bureau of Land Management to manage the site in perpetuity for its historic values. In a ceremony on site on October 29, state director Timothy Murphy received the title from the Norstebon family. Many partners were involved in making the donation possible, including the Norstebon Family, BLM, Idaho Heritage Trust (IHT) the Idaho Oregon-California Trails Association (IOCTA) and the National Park Service (NPS). It is through this unique partnership of family, NGOs and federal agencies that this important piece of our cultural heritage is being preserved for present and future generations.