Near Kooskia in Idaho County, Idaho — The American West (Mountains)
During General O. O. Howard's 1877 Nez Perce Campaign
— Looking Glass and his band were camped up Clear Creek here —
Erected by Idaho Historical Society & Idaho Transportation Department. (Marker Number 347.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native Americans • Wars, US Indian. In addition, it is included in the Idaho State Historical Society, and the The Nez Perce Trail series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1877.
Location. 46° 8.142′ N, 115° 57.256′ W. Marker is near Kooskia, Idaho, in Idaho County. Marker is on U.S. 12, half a mile east of State Highway 13, on the right when traveling east. Marker is located in a pull-out on the south side Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kooskia ID 83539, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. History of a Frontier Community (approx. 1.2 miles away); Kooskia Crossing Kiosk (approx. 1.6 miles away); Nez Perce War (approx. 4.2 miles away); Trails at Heart of the Monster (approx. 5.7 miles away); Nez Perce National Historical Park (approx. 5.8 miles away); Long Camp (approx. 6.6 miles away); Asa Smith Mission (approx. 6.6 miles away); Lewis and Clark Route (approx. 6.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kooskia.
More about this marker. Large wooden marker in good condition
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