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The Historical Museum at St. Gertrude features a collection of artifacts that showcase the history of north central Idaho. Through its collection, it aims to achieve the preservation of the local history of the State of Idaho so that the future generations will have something and somewhere to refer to whenever they want to trace their roots. Visitors to the Museum will be able to view its special exhibits that will enable them to learn more about the story of the Benedictine Sisters as well as the Nez Perce people, Polly Bemis and Buckskin Bill. The Museum also features the Rhoades Emmanuel Gallery, which displays a collection of rare and exquisite 14th century Asian and European artifacts.

The Museum is housed in the century-old, Monastery of St. Gertrude in Cottonwood, Idaho. Occupying 150 acres of forest land property, in the heart of the scenic Camas Prairie, visitors to the Museum will also get to experience history while enjoying spectacular views of the Salmon River canyon, Gospel-Hump Wilderness and Seven Devils mountain peaks.
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