Nez Perce camp outside walls of Old Fort Walla Walla on the Columbia River, Washington in engraving made 1853


Photograph of engraving of men, tents, tepees and canoe in front of the high-fenced fort. Old Fort Walla Walla was also called Fort Nez Perces, and established on the Columbia River as a trading post. Caption on image: Old Fort Walla Walla Image from U.S. War Dept.'s Reports of explorations and surveys to ascertain the most practicable and economical route for a railroad from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean, 1860, v. 12, pt.1, pl.42

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United States--Washington (State)--Fort Nez Perces