Welcome to the new Clearwater Historical Society's Museum!

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Clearwater Historical Museum invites folks to come see our collections that focus on the people, the history of Clearwater River Country, and its environs including Clearwater County, parts of Lewis, Nez Perce, Idaho and Shoshone counties

Our goal is to share the Clearwater River drainage rich legacy that started long before history was recorded. Our museum features artifacts relating to the Nez Perce People,Lewis and Clark Expedition, mining, early homesteading, farming, logging, and much more.

Mission Statement:

The purpose of the society shall be the discovery, preservation, and dissemination of knowledge about the history of Clearwater County.


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“The Finke brothers and family have generously donated their 1923 Logging Truck to the CHS Museum.  We are honored to have received  this historical artifact which represents a significant piece of history for this logging community.  The truck is currently in storage but will be on display at the Museum in the future.”

  • Notice 05-03-2019

      There will be a meeting of the Board of Directors of the Clearwater Historical Society on August 13, 2019 at 12:00 pm. The meeting will be held in the back room of the Krystal Café.

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