Dayton in Columbia County, Washington — The American West (Northwest)
Oldest Existing Depot in the State of Washington
Depot and grounds were donated to the Dayton Historical Society, Inc. in 1975 by the Union Pacific Railroad Co.
Restoration of this Depot is dedicated to the Pioneers of Columbia County.
Erected by Washington State Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable Buildings • Railroads & Streetcars.
Location. 46° 19.248′ N, 117° 58.804′ W. Marker is in Dayton, Washington, in Columbia County. Marker can be reached from East Commercial Street Avenue near North 2nd Street, on the right when traveling east. The marker is located near the southeast corner of the Depot. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 222 East Commercial Street Avenue, Dayton WA 99328, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking Railroad Track Park (within shouting distance of this marker); The Celilo Falls Trail (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); City of Dayton (about 400 feet away); Columbia County (about 500 feet away); Smith Hollow Schoolhouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); "a good road" (approx. 0.2 miles away); Cayuse, Umatilla, and Walla Walla Homeland (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dodge Quarantine Cabin (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dayton.
Credits. This page was last revised on October 30, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 30, 2020, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 42 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on October 30, 2020, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.