Lapwai in Nez Perce County, Idaho — The American West (Mountains)
Craig Donation Claim
Erected 1946 by Sons of the American Revolution, Col. Wm. Craig Chapter No. 2.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Sons of the American Revolution marker series.
Location. 46° 21.444′ N, 116° 46.158′ W. Marker is in Lapwai, Idaho, in Nez Perce County. Marker is on U.S. 95 at milepost 295 near Elk Horn Lane, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 46499 U.S. Highway 95, Lapwai ID 83540, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. William Craig (a few steps from this marker); St. Joseph's Mission (approx. Lapwai Mission (approx. 4.4 miles away); Culdesac (approx. 4.9 miles away); Watson's Store (approx. 6.6 miles away); Spalding’s Presbyterian Church (approx. 6.6 miles away); Coming of the Railroad (approx. 6.7 miles away); Indian Agent's Residence (approx. 6.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lapwai.
Also see . . . William Craig – Frontiersman and Trapper -- Legends of America. In 1848, Craig was appointed as Indian Agent for the Nez Perce tribe and at Fort Boise. During this time he worked as an interpreter, peacemaker, and occasionally scouted for the army. He also served as a volunteer in the Yakima Indian War in Washington eventually attaining the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. (Submitted on August 12, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on August 12, 2018. This page originally submitted on August 12, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 36 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 12, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.