The McConnell Mansion is an historic home in Moscow, Idaho. It is well-known as the home of Idaho governor William McConnell, who served in that position from 1892-1896. He was also Idaho's first U.S. Senator. The home is now the museum for the Latah County Historical Society and is a place where visitors can learn about Moscow's history. Rooms have been renovated to reflect different historical periods of the home, exhibits are frequently changed, and there are educational activities for children. The mansion was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974.
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