The Nez Perce County Historical Society is dedicated to the collection, preservation and dissemination of the history of Nez Perce County and the surrounding area. In addition to preserving artifacts, the Society maintains a research library of Nez Perce County history and works with the public to provide educational information. The museum also acts as… Read more »
Thing to do: Lewis & Clark Trail
The Nez Perce National Park headquarters and museum memorializes Nimiipuu history and culture. It also houses a fine collection of Nez Perce clothing and accouterments, utilitarian artifacts, a dug-out canoe and a model of an ancient lodge.
There is a historical marker for the October 10, 1805 campsite of the Lewis & Clark Expedition. Nearby are several open-air interpretive displays, including a dug-out canoe. Nez Perce lore is conveyed in Nancy Dreher’s Tsceminicum sculpture. Parking is off the west end of D Street in Lewiston.