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

Lapwai Mission Cemetery

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, May 7, 2018
1. Lapwai Mission Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  Generations of Nez Perce people are buried here, as well as Henry and Eliza Spalding and other missionaries and agents. To the Nez Perce this is sacred ground -- part of their connection to a traditional homeland.
This is still an active cemetery. Please show respect by not stepping on marked graves, taking rubbings, or touching memorial items left on graves. Eating, drinking, or any form of recreation within the cemetery is inappropriate.
 
Erected by Nez Perce National Historical Park.
 
Location. 46° 26.988′ N, 116° 48.902′ W. Marker is near Lapwai, Idaho, in Nez Perce County. Marker is on Watson's Store Road near 403 Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lapwai ID 83540, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Rev. Henry Harmon Spalding (a few steps from this marker); Spalding’s Gristmill Canals (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of the Lapwai Mission (about 400 feet away); Indian Agency Cabin (about 500 feet away); Spalding Mission
Lapwai Mission Cemetery and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 7, 2018
2. Lapwai Mission Cemetery and Marker
(about 500 feet away); Spalding Home Site (about 500 feet away); Clearwater River (about 600 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.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial Sites
 
Lapwai Mission Cemetery and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 7, 2018
3. Lapwai Mission Cemetery and Marker
 

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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 Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 57 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 13, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.
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