“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Imnaha, Oregon

Clickable Map of Wallowa County, Oregon and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Wallowa County, OR (20) Baker County, OR (64) Umatilla County, OR (69) Union County, OR (12) Adams County, ID (5) Idaho County, ID (87) Nez Perce County, ID (54) Asotin County, WA (10) Columbia County, WA (19) Garfield County, WA (4)  WallowaCounty(20) Wallowa County (20)  BakerCounty(64) Baker County (64)  UmatillaCounty(69) Umatilla County (69)  UnionCounty(12) Union County (12)  AdamsCountyIdaho(5) Adams County (5)  IdahoCounty(87) Idaho County (87)  NezPerceCounty(54) Nez Perce County (54)  AsotinCountyWashington(10) Asotin County (10)  ColumbiaCounty(19) Columbia County (19)  GarfieldCounty(4) Garfield County (4)
Enterprise is the county seat for Wallowa County
Imnaha is in Wallowa County
      Wallowa County (20)  
      Baker County (64)  
      Umatilla County (69)  
      Union County (12)  
      Adams County, Idaho (5)  
      Idaho County, Idaho (87)  
      Nez Perce County, Idaho (54)  
      Asotin County, Washington (10)  
      Columbia County, Washington (19)  
      Garfield County, Washington (4)  
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1Oregon (Wallowa County), Imnaha — A Monumental LandscapeHells Canyon National Recreation Area
Across Horse Creek from you is “Monument Ridge” named for its mysterious stone monuments that are visible with binoculars. It is not known exactly who made them or why. Perhaps they were built to mark grazing areas or piled up by a . . . Map (db m71728) HM
2Oregon (Wallowa County), Imnaha — Chinese Massacre Cove
(The text of this marker is in English, Sahaptin (Nez Percé), and Chinese) Site of the 1887 massacre of as many as 34 Chinese gold miners. No one was held accountable. Celmen Waptamaawnin' Toqooxpa . . . Map (db m138409) HM
3Oregon (Wallowa County), Imnaha — Horse Creek OverlookElevation 5920 Feet
MONUMENT RIDGE, the table-like mountain on the horizon, derived its name from rock monuments–like the one here–built years ago by sheepherders to mark boundaries of their grazing lands. Two can be seen on the slopes of the far ridge. . . . Map (db m71727) HM
4Oregon (Wallowa County), Imnaha — The Bonneville Expedition
"When great obstacles present, and threaten to keep them back, their hearts swell, and they push forward" Washington Irving An exploration party crossed this divide between the Snake and the Imnaha in winter. Capt. B.L.E. Bonneville and three . . . Map (db m92932) HM
5Oregon (Wallowa County), Imnaha — The Imnaha Canyon ... shelter and sanctuaryHells Canyon National Recreation Area
We all need shelter: plants, animals and people. For countless ages many have found what they need here in the Imnaha. The canyon walls protect against harsh weather and the river provides its life-giving waters to the dry landscape. The Imnaha . . . Map (db m71744) HM
6Oregon (Wallowa County), Imnaha — The Nez Perce War of 1877
In May, 1877, Chief Joseph gathered his band of Nez Perce Indians from their winter villages along the Imnaha. Instead of heading for their customary summering country in the Wallowa Valley, they began their famous fighting retreat from General O.O. . . . Map (db m71743) HM
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Nov. 27, 2022