1906The town of Welty is born and named after the President of the Dover Lumber Company.
1910The town of Welty changes its name to Dover.
1909A.C. White purchases the Laclede Lumber Company.
1922A.C. White's Laclede mill burns down in August, prompting him to purchase the idle Dover Mill and move his company 10 miles up the Pend Oreille river.
Pend d'Oreille Review - September 15, 1922
1924The Dover Community Baptist Church is consecrated.
Pend d'Oreille Review - October 2, 1924
1928The Dover Mill is destroyed by a fire, and closes after the death of A.C. White.
1931Beecher Hitchcock and Associates purchases the A.C. White Lumber Company.
Pend d'Oreille Review - August 16, 1931
1988Dover becomes Idaho's 199th city on July 26th, 1988.
Bonner County News Digest - July 29 - August 4, 1988
1992The Dover Mill burns to the ground, and the riverfront property opens up for development.
2005The Dover Bay plat is approved, and City Hall is built.
Mayor Randy Curless signed the final plat maps July 14 for Dover Bay, a 500-unit waterfront resort community on Lake Pend Oreille. The plat map, along with a development agreement approved in March, finalizes the planned unit development's legal descriptions, clearing the way for Dover Bay Development LLC to begin transferring property to initial reservation holders...Municipal and public works projects are already under way at Dover Bay. Roads are nearing completion, as is the town's first city hall. Donated to the city, the city hall overlooking the lake will house city administrative offices."
Bonner County Daily Bee - July 23, 2005