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

Lewis and Clark

Traveled This Way In 1805;

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, May 7, 2018
1. Lewis and Clark Marker
Inscription.  The first white men to cross this country and reach the Pacific Ocean via Lolo Pass and present site of Lewiston. They came and returned the way that leads you are now on the Lewis and Clark Highway along the Clearwater River - the mighty waters called "Koos-Koos-Kia" by Nezperce Indians who befriended the explorers
 
Erected by Nez Perec County Historical Society.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Lewis & Clark Expedition marker series.
 
Location. 46° 25.368′ N, 117° 1.74′ W. Marker is in Lewiston, Idaho, in Nez Perce County. Marker is at the intersection of 3rd Street and Capital Street, on the right when traveling west on 3rd Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 306 3rd 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. Site of Luna House (a few steps from this marker); Old City Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Pacific Northwest Bell Building (Historic Name) (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Means Building
Lewis and Clark Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 7, 2018
2. Lewis and Clark Marker
The sign on the dog in the dugout reads:
I am
Seaman
Captain Meriwether Lewis' dog.
I made the 8,000 mile trip with Lewis and Clark in the years 1804-1806
In October we camped across the river from here.
(about 300 feet away); Kettenbach Building (about 600 feet away); Firsts in Lewiston (about 700 feet away); Tsceminicum (about 700 feet away); Lewiston's Chinese Community (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lewiston.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on August 15, 2018. This page originally submitted on August 15, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 73 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 15, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.
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