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Weippe in Clearwater County, Idaho — The American West (Mountains)
 

Weippe Prairie

 
 
Weippe Prairie Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 6, 2018
1. Weippe Prairie Marker
Inscription.
This marker was dedicated
1957
to commemorate the arrival of the Lewis and Clark Expedition at Weippe Prairie, Idaho, Sept. 23, 1805. Also to honor the memory of Dr. J.T. Moser who pioneered here in the 1890's and to honor the memory of his daughter Josephine Moser Porter who was born here.
This marker is placed as a courtesy to Alice Whitman Chapter of D.A.R, Lewiston, Ida
Place by Estella Moser

 
Erected by Estella Moser, Daughters of the American Revolution, Alice Whitman Chapter.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Lewis & Clark Expedition marker series.
 
Location. 46° 22.548′ N, 115° 57.088′ W. Marker is in Weippe, Idaho, in Clearwater County. Marker is on West Pierce Street (State Highway 11 at milepost 17) near West 7th Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1001 West Pierce Street, Weippe ID 83553, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. "Handsome Small Prairie" (here, next to this marker); Lewis and Clark (here, next to this marker); First Contact Between Two Cultures
Weippe Prairie Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 6, 2018
2. Weippe Prairie Marker
This marker is second from the left just in from of the 'backside' sign.
(approx. 0.4 miles away); Corps of Discovery (approx. 2.2 miles away); a different marker also named First Contact Between Two Cultures (approx. 2.2 miles away); a different marker also named Weippe Prairie (approx. 2.2 miles away); Fraser Park (approx. 4.6 miles away); Fraser (approx. 4.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Weippe.
 
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Weippe Prairie Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 6, 2018
3. Weippe Prairie Marker
Has been designated a
Registered National Historic Landmark
under the provisions of the Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935. This site possesses exceptional value in commemorating or illustrating the history of the United States.
U.S. Department of the Interior
National Park Service
1967
Weippe Prairie image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 6, 2018
4. Weippe Prairie
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 10, 2018. This page originally submitted on August 10, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 33 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 10, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.
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