To  those who saw it in 1861 and 1862, Lewiston didn't look like a town that would ever ammount to much. It was the roisterous, sometimes riotous child of the first Idaho gold fush, squatting illegally on Indian land. Here is the story of gold seekers, missionaries, merchant princes and steamboat captains.

Lewiston Country

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    Nez Perce County Museum

    0306 3rd Street 

    Lewiston, Idaho 83501


    Hours: Tuesday - Saturday 10am-4pm

    © 2021 by Nez Perce County Historical Society and Museum