Near Lapwai in Nez Perce County, Idaho — The American West (Mountains)
Many of the town’s buildings are now gone, but the store is a reminder that the Watsons were once a prominent part of a thriving community. Because it is near the main road, the store also served travelers visiting the Spalding state park or driving between Lewiston and Lapwai.
Erected by Nez Perce National Historical Park.
Location. 46° 26.809′ N, 116° 49.037′ W. Marker is near Lapwai, Idaho, in Nez Perce County. Marker is on Watson's Store Road near Spalding Avenue, on the left when traveling north. 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. Spalding’s Presbyterian Church (a few steps Coming of the Railroad (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Indian Agent's Residence (about 700 feet away); Lapwai Mission Cemetery (approx. ¼ mile away); Rev. Henry Harmon Spalding (approx. ¼ mile away); Spalding’s Gristmill Canals (approx. ¼ mile away); Nez Perce Village Site (approx. ¼ mile away); Indian Agency Cabin (approx. 0.3 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. • Industry & Commerce •
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Credits. This page was last revised on August 14, 2018. This page originally submitted on August 14, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 58 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 14, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.