|LEWISTON: Nez Perce County|
general information for Nez Perce County. [August 2005]
Local funeral home and monument makers: Vassar-Rawls Funeral Home 920 21st Avenue, Lewiston, ID 83501-6314. Phone: (208) 743-6541.
Cemetery burials are indexed and computerized.
Normal Hill Cemetery: 1122 Seventh Street, Lewiston, ID 83501-2829, telephone (208) 746-6857.
No official congregations in Lewiston, nearest being in Spokane, WA. The land-marked cemetery has a caretaker with a key. Access is open daily. Date of earliest known Jewish community in town: 1862. Noteworthy individuals buried in cemetery: Robert Grostein (founder of firm Grostein & Binnard), Abraham Binnard (founder of firm Grostein & Binnard). Both men were early Jewish pioneers in Idaho Territory and became quite successful. They both contributed to the development of Lewiston. Their firm assisted the U.S. government by leasing the government hundreds of mules during the Nez Perce and other Indian Wars. The cemetery is active for the Conservative and Reform communities.
partial burial list. [August 2005]
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