Near Joseph in Wallowa County, Oregon — The American West (Northwest)
tiwi∙teqis (Old Chief Joseph)
He died in 1871 at the traditional summer camp near the confluence of the Wallowa and Lostine Rivers. The leadership of the band passed to hinmató∙wyalahiqit (Young Joseph).
Erected by Nez Perce National Historical Park, National Park Service.
Location. 45° 20.191′ N, 117° 13.32′ W. Marker is near Joseph, Oregon, in Wallowa County. Marker is on Wallowa Lake Highway (Oregon Route 351), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 62309 Wallowa Lake Highway, Joseph OR 97846, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Chief "Old" Joseph (within shouting distance of this marker); Wallowa Lake (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); "Only the sounds of the horses..." (approx. 0.4 miles away); Salmon for Trade (approx. 0.4 miles away); Putting Down Roots Iwetemlaykin State Heritage Site (approx. 0.4 miles away); 19 Dr. J.W. Barnard Drugs 08 (approx. 1.1 miles away); Nez Perce (approx. 7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Joseph.
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