Nez Perce National Historical Park has a rich collection of items related to Nez Perce culture and history. From archeological specimens to archival materials, the park's collection encompasses ten thousand years of history.
Did You Know?
For centuries the Nez Perce used Tolo Lake or Tepalewam as a gathering place. In June, 1877 the Wallowa Nez Perce paused here before their final move to the Reservation. Brooding over past injustices, warriors raided homes on the Salmon River, precipitating events that would trigger the 1877 War.