About Us

Bingham County Historical Society (BCHS) strives to provide a means whereby individuals interested in the history of Bingham County, Idaho, can meet and acquaint themselves with the history of the county. The Society strives to acquire and preserve historical objects, documents, photographs, and other items. The Society works to disseminate historical information and facts through meetings, programs, trips, and any other means deemed suitable.

Bingham County Historical Society operates the Bingham County Historical Society Museum located at 190 North Shilling, Blackfoot, Idaho, and the Bingham County Historical Society Archives located at 121 North Shilling, Blackfoot, Idaho.

Bingham County Historical is a nonprofit organization exempt from Federal Income Tax under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. The staff and Board of Directors of Bingham County Historical Society are all unpaid volunteers who serve because of their passion for preserving the history of Bingham County. Volunteers and donations are greatly appreciated.

Bingham County Board of Directors
Executive Director: Merlin Wright
President: Jeanne Cannon
Past President: Dick Lindsay
President Elect: Heather McPhie
Secretary: Marlene Brinkerhoff
Head Archivist: Sara Staub
Museum Curator: Brenda Orgill
County Historian: Cloris Brown
Physical Facilities Manager: Rex Orgill

Other Board Members: Sharon Wright, Marty Ellis, Margaret Beck

Bingham County Clerk: Pam Eckhardt

Constitution U2019

By Laws U2014