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Lapwai in Nez Perce County, Idaho — The American West (Mountains)
 

Rev. Henry Harmon Spalding

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, May 7, 2018
1. Rev. Henry Harmon Spalding Marker
Inscription.
In Memoriam
Rev. Henry Harmon Spalding
1803 - 1874
and his wife
Eliza Hart Spalding
1808 - 1851
Pioneers, Missionaries, Founders of
Industry
Education
Religion
and Christian Citizenship
among the Nez Perce Indians
Themselves Their Greatest Monument
together with the Whitmans, W.H. Gray
and others
They crossed the plains in 1836
and organized
Wai Il Lat Pu Church
the oldest Presbyterian church
on the Pacific Coast.

 
Location. 46° 26.987′ N, 116° 48.884′ W. Marker is in Lapwai, Idaho, in Nez Perce County. Marker is on Watson's Store Road near 403 Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lapwai ID 83540, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lapwai Mission Cemetery (a few steps from this marker); Site of the Lapwai Mission (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Indian Agency Cabin (about 500 feet away); Spalding’s Gristmill Canals (about 500 feet away); Spalding Mission (about 500 feet
Rev. Henry Harmon Spalding Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 7, 2018
2. Rev. Henry Harmon Spalding Marker
away); Spalding Home Site (about 500 feet away); Clearwater River (about 700 feet away); Indian Agent's Residence (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lapwai.
 
More about this marker. This marker is located at Nez Perce National Historical Park, Spalding's Mission site in the Lapwai Mission Cemetery.
 
Also see . . .  Henry H. Spalding - Wikipedia. ... Henry, who was not always as well liked. He was inflexible on gambling, liquor, and polygamy and reproved many people and even went as far as whipping some Nez Perce or having them whip each other. This led to him being ridiculed and denounced by some. (Submitted on August 13, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.) 
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on August 13, 2018. This page originally submitted on August 13, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 54 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 13, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.
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