Kamiah in Idaho County, Idaho — The American West (Mountains)
In 1806, Lewis and Clark waited six weeks
— for snow to melt from the high ridges of the Lolo Trail east of here —
Erected by Idaho Historical Society & Idaho Transportation Department. (Marker Number 310.)
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. A significant historical year for this entry is 1806.
Location. 46° 13.346′ N, 116° 0.577′ W. Marker is in Kamiah, Idaho, in Idaho County. Marker is on U.S. 12, half a mile west of Dyche Road, on the left when traveling west. Marker is located in a pull-out on the west side of US Highway 12, overlooking the Clearwater River. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kamiah ID 83536, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At Asa Smith Mission (here, next to this marker); Lewis and Clark Route (a few steps from this marker); Nez Perce National Historical Park (approx. 0.8 miles away); Trails at Heart of the Monster (approx. 0.8 miles away); Kooskia Crossing Kiosk (approx. 5.3 miles away); History of a Frontier Community (approx. 5.9 miles away); Looking Glass (approx. 6.6 miles away); Camas Prairie (approx. 9.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kamiah.
More about this marker. Large wooden marker in good condition
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