Tendoy in Lemhi County, Idaho — The American West (Mountains)
Lewis and Clark
Meriwether Lewis met with 3 Shoshoni Indians near here on August 13, 1805. "....leaving my pack and rifle I took the flag which I unfurled and advanced toward them", Lewis reported. The Warm Springs road leads to a marker at the site, about 8 miles from here.
Erected by Idaho Department of Transportation. (Marker Number 325.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Exploration • Native Americans. In addition, it is included in the Idaho State Historical Society, and the Lewis & Clark Expedition series lists.
Location. 44° 57.57′ N, 113° 38.664′ W. Marker is in Tendoy, Idaho, in Lemhi County. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 28 and Tendoy Lane, on the left when traveling north on State Highway 28. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tendoy ID 83468, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies Lewis and Clark: Trading for Horses (within shouting distance of this marker); Leaving the Lemhi Valley (within shouting distance of this marker); Tendoy, Chief of the Lemhi Shoshone (within shouting distance of this marker); First Irrigation Project (approx. 1.6 miles away); Salmon River Mission (approx. 1.6 miles away); Fort Lemhi (approx. 1.7 miles away); a different marker also named The Salmon River Mission (approx. 1.7 miles away); Sacajawea Comes Home (approx. 3.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tendoy.
Credits. This page was last revised on October 30, 2017. It was originally submitted on October 30, 2017, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 168 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 30, 2017, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.