Lewiston in Nez Perce County, Idaho — The American West (Mountains)
Lewis and Clark
Erected October 1955
by Alice Whitman Chapter D.A.R.
Erected 1955 by Alice Whitman Chapter D.A.R.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the Lewis & Clark Expedition marker series.
Location. 46° 25.473′ N, 117° 2.034′ W. Marker is in Lewiston, Idaho, in Nez Perce County. Marker can be reached from Dike Bypass. Touch for map. Marker is located near downtown Lewiston on a footpath over the Dike Bypass that runs along the rivers. This Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center provides information about the expedition at the confluence of the Snake and Clearwater Rivers. Marker is in this post office area: Lewiston ID 83501, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 1 other marker is within walking distance of this marker. Idaho's First Capitol (approx. 0.9 miles away).
Regarding Lewis and Clark. The Lewis and Clark Expedition crossed over the formidable Bitterroot Mountains of north central Idaho. They were rescued and befriended by Nez Perce Indians in the area. After camping near the confluence of the Snake River and Clearwater River, they continued
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