First Indian Presbyterian Church Cemetery - Kamiah, ID
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member River_Cat16
N 46° 12.246 W 116° 00.416
11T E 576612 N 5117204
Located right on US12 near "Heart of the Monster" National Park Service site.
Waymark Code: WM4BPY
Location: Idaho, United States
Date Posted: 08/03/2008
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 24

This picturesque church site, including the original church school across the street, will fit in a few more categories but I will leave those for others.

"Located on the first Kamiah town site in East Kamiah, the Rev. and Mrs. Henry T. Cowley organized the First Church on December 25, 1871, with Hol-Lol-Sote-Tote (Lawyer) as the first Elder. In the summer of 1873, the government built the present church. The Rev. Henry Spalding spent 1872 and 1873 doing church work here during the construction. Sue McBeth had charge of the Presbyterian Mission at the time that the First Church was built. Her sister Kate McBeth joined her in 1879. The church and cemetery is still in use today and stand in quiet dignity at the original location on Highway 12."*

*Taken from Visit Idaho

Lots more historical information located here:

The American View
Name of church or churchyard: First Indian Presbyterian Church

Approximate Size: Large (100+)

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