Nez Perce Trail

Nez Perce Trail (HM2A2U)

Location: Elk City, ID 83525 Idaho County
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Country: United States of America
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N 45° 49.662', W 115° 26.37'

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An old Indian trail connected Elk City with mines in Montana when Idaho's gold rush spread in 1862. Following a route developed by Nez Perce buffalo hunters, a host of miners and packers ascended a series of ridges overlooking deep Salmon and Clearwater river canyons on their way to new gold fields. Long after local Indians and miners ceased to travel there, a single lane forest road was constructed near that traditional Nez Perce thoroughfare in 1934.
HM NumberHM2A2U
Series This marker is part of the Idaho: Idaho State Historical Society series
Placed ByIdaho Department of Transportation
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, August 7th, 2018 at 4:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11T E 621207 N 5076088
Decimal Degrees45.82770000, -115.43950000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 45° 49.662', W 115° 26.37'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds45° 49' 39.72" N, 115° 26' 22.2" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)208
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near ID-14, Elk City ID 83525, US
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