Kamiah in Idaho County, Idaho — The American West (Mountains)
Asa Smith Mission
A Massachusetts Congregationalist, Smith spent two years here
—learning the Nez Perce language and starting a mission —
Erected by Idaho Historical Society & Idaho Transportation Department. (Marker Number 309.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Idaho State Historical Society marker series.
Location. 46° 13.346′ N, 116° 0.577′ W. Marker is in Kamiah, Idaho, in Idaho County. Marker is on U.S. 12 half a mile west of Dyche Road, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is located in a pull-out on the west side of US Highway 12, overlooking the Clearwater River. Marker is in this post office area: Kamiah ID 83536, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Long Camp (here, next to this marker); Lewis and Clark Route (a few steps from this marker); Nez Perce National Historical Park Trails at Heart of the Monster (approx. 0.8 miles away); Kooskia Crossing Kiosk (approx. 5.3 miles away); History of a Frontier Community (approx. 5.9 miles away); Looking Glass (approx. 6.6 miles away); Corps of Discovery (approx. 9.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kamiah.
More about this marker. Large wooden marker in good condition
Categories. • Churches & Religion • Education • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers •
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