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Archaeologists Find First Physical Link in Idaho to Lewis and Clark

It's an important and intriguing discoverydeep in the heart of Hell's Canyon. Archaeologists believe they found a tangible link to the Lewis and Clark expedition. Along a stunningly beautiful stretch of the Snake River sit the ruins of a centuries old Nez Perce fishing village. Archaeologists discovered something there that concerns just two days in May of 1806, and a visit by three members of the Lewis and Clark expedition. As we found out, one house in the village may have served as the first ever bed and breakfast in Hell's Canyon. The Nez Perce tribe lived here - thrived here - for centuries. "You're living within an area that provides you your life from the water and the fish on up to t


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