Joseph Oregon 97846
This museum features Nez Perce Native Americans
and other historical artifacts. The museum building, (entered in the National Register of Historic Places in 1978), has had quite a history itself through the years. In 1976 the City of Joseph gave the building to the county to be used as a historical museum. After some repairs, the new museum was dedicated in October of 1976, and was opened May 1, 1977.
Museum is open from Memorial Day weekend until the third week-end in September each year. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily seven days a week.
This is just one of the many Historical Museums located throughout Oregon.
Other History nearby:
(Elgin) Elgin Opera House and Elgin Museum
(Halfway) Pine Valley Community Museum
(Union) Union County Museum Society Museum
(Joseph) Wallowa County Museum
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10/19 Coming to The Joseph area
Buttermilk Festival Kamiah ID April6 Learn to make butter the old fashioned way with a modern day twist, and then enjoy your creation on some fresh baked Dutch oven bread. Take in the pancake breakfast, Buttermilk Bowl bowling tournament, horse plop 50/50 raffle, variety of vendors and live music throughout the day.
Big Water Blowout River Festival Riggins ID June1 This is an action packed event with experienced outfitters and guides offering discounted raft trips. Come paddle huge class III and IV rapids and enjoy the magnificent scenery of the second deepest gorge in North America. Get your thrill-seeking in, as the boats go big in boat-munching waves with names like The Pencil Sharpener, The Pancake Wave, The Big Easy and The Haystack.
National Oldtime Fiddlers Contest and Festival Weiser ID June17-22 Idaho's premier fiddler's contest is back with all the fun and celebration throughout Weiser. Parades, fiddle contest, food and arts vendors and much more.
Ponderosa Pine Relay Cascade ID July19-20 Distance is 194.89. A shorter sprint race from McCall to Cascade is 62.5 miles. Teams finish at Kelly's Whitewater Park in Cascade.
Pierce 1860 Days Celebration Pierce ID August2-4 Celebrating the founding of the First Gold Rush Town in Idaho! Fun for the whole family...live music, street dance, parade, games, costume contest, ATV Fun Run, Dutch Oven cooking, craft & food vendors, softball tournament, and more.
Emmett's Annual Harvest Festival & Street Fair Emmett ID October5-6 Among the many charms of a rural lifestyle is Harvest Time. This important season marks the rewards of a year of hard work preparing, planting, tending, and more tending. The reward of months of toil. Harvest is celebrated when the region's crops come in.