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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  • Speaker Presentation at CHS General Meeting 1/10/2017 2017-01-06

    Terri Hudson to discuss family, cultural heritage with Clearwater Historical Society Terri Hudson, who grew up in the Ahsahka Band of Nez Perce, will be the speaker at the Clearwater Historical Society meeting Tuesday, Jan. 10, and the community is invited. Hudson will discuss family heritage and culture. Her mother, Carmelita ‘Carmen’ Keller, was an elder speaker for the Nez Perce language classes at the Te Wee Puu Center, until her passing. This is the first presentation of 2017 and will be held in the Avista Auditorium, 1051 Michigan Ave. at 7 p.m. Refreshments will be served.

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