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

Tsceminicum

"Meeting of the Waters"

 
 
Tsceminicum Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, May 7, 2018
1. Tsceminicum Marker
Inscription.  When the Nez Perce named this site, they viewed a desolate yet beautiful landscape.
Near a large island at the confluence, crystal waters from the Clearwater joined the murky flow of the Snake.  Scattered willows grew along the broad river banks.  Grass-covered, treeless hills defined the perimeter.  Today, a dam to the west elevates the rivers forty feet above their beds.
 
Erected by Idaho Department of Transportation. (Marker Number 495.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Idaho State Historical Society series list.
 
Location. 46° 25.368′ N, 117° 1.902′ W. Marker is in Lewiston, Idaho, in Nez Perce County. Marker is at the intersection of 1st Street and Capital Street, on the left when traveling north on 1st Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 200 1st Street, Lewiston ID 83501, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lewiston's Chinese Community (within shouting distance of this marker); Firsts in Lewiston
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(about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Kettenbach Building (about 600 feet away); Old City Hall (about 600 feet away); Pacific Northwest Bell Building (Historic Name) (about 600 feet away); Lewis and Clark (about 700 feet away); Site of Luna House (about 700 feet away); a different marker also named Lewis and Clark (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lewiston.
 
More about this marker. The marker is located in the parking lot.
 
Tsceminicum Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, May 7, 2018
2. Tsceminicum Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 15, 2018. It was originally submitted on August 15, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 304 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 15, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.

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