Lewiston in Nez Perce County, Idaho — The American West (Mountains)
Marcus Whitman and Henry Harmon Spalding
— led Presbyterian Missionaries West in 1836 to answer a Nez Perce call for teachers —
Erected by Idaho Historical Society & Idaho Transportation Department. (Marker Number 111.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & Religion • Education • Industry & Commerce • Native Americans. In addition, it is included in the Idaho State Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1836.
Location. 46° 27.141′ N, 116° 49.101′ W. Marker is in Lewiston, Idaho, in Nez Perce County. Marker is on U.S. 12, 2 miles east of U.S. 95, on the right when traveling east. Marker is located in a scenic pull-out Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lewiston ID 83501, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Clearwater River (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Spalding Home Site (approx. 0.2 miles away); Spalding Mission (approx. 0.2 miles away); Spalding’s Gristmill Canals (approx. 0.2 miles away); Indian Agency Cabin (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of the Lapwai Mission (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lapwai Mission Cemetery (approx. ¼ mile away); Rev. Henry Harmon Spalding (approx. ¼ mile away).
More about this marker. Large wooden marker in good condition
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