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

Lapwai Mission Cemetery

 
 
Lapwai Mission Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed 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.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Cemeteries & Burial Sites.
 
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
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feet away); Indian Agency Cabin (about 500 feet away); Spalding Mission (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.
 
Lapwai Mission Cemetery and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, May 7, 2018
2. Lapwai Mission Cemetery and Marker
Lapwai Mission Cemetery and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, May 7, 2018
3. Lapwai Mission Cemetery and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 13, 2018. It was originally submitted on August 13, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 276 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 13, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.

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