Winthrop in Okanogan County, Washington — The American West (Northwest)
To see Guy Waring's original 1897 home and Shafer Museum's historical village go one block up the hill and two blocks to the right.
Erected by Okanogan County Historical Society.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music Exploration • Settlements & Settlers.
Location. 48° 28.667′ N, 120° 11.117′ W. Marker is in Winthrop, Washington, in Okanogan County. Marker is at the intersection of Riverside Avenue and Bridge Street on Riverside Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Winthrop WA 98862, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Also see . . . Winthrop, Washington. In 1883 the lure of gold brought the first permanent white settlers, three of which were James Ramsey, Ben Pearrygin and Guy Waring. Waring stopped at the forks of the Chewuch and Methow rivers in 1891 where he and his family settled into the "Castle" (now the Shafer Museum). (Submitted on October 11, 2010.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 4, 2010, by Bill Royal of Sun City Ctr, Florida. This page has been viewed 989 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 4, 2010, by Bill Royal of Sun City Ctr, Florida. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Picture of Guy Waring's original 1897 home. • Pictures of Shafer Museum Historic Village. • Can you help?