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Looking Glass
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 46° 08.147 W 115° 57.265
11T E 580763 N 5109665
Quick Description: Historical marker with information on Nez Perce Indian chief Looking Glass.
Location: Idaho, United States
Date Posted: 9/9/2007 6:02:37 AM
Waymark Code: WM25K5
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member muddawber
Views: 33

Long Description:

Looking Glass

During General O. O. Howard's 1877 Nez Perce campaign, Looking Glass and his band were camped up Clear Creek near here.  Looking Glass told army authorities: "Leave us alone.  We are living here peacefully and want no trouble."  But after a military attack, July 1, that destroyed his village, ruined his gardens and captured 750 Nez Perce horses, Looking Glass and his band joined other Nez Perce refugees and soon headed for Montana's buffalo plains.  Howard spent three more months pursuing Joseph, White Bird, Looking Glass, and their warriors after that fiasco. ~ text of marker #347

Marker Name: Looking Glass

Marker Type: Roadside

Marker Text:
See above

County: Idaho

Group Responsible for Placement: Idaho Historical Society

Marker Number: 347

City: Not listed

Date Dedicated: Not listed

Web link(s) for additional information: Not listed

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