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Walla Walla County Washington Historical Markers

 
Lewis and Clark Trail Marker (Front) image, Touch for more information
By Shirley A Stirling, July 20, 2016
Lewis and Clark Trail Marker (Front)
Washington (Walla Walla County), Burbank — Lewis and Clark Trail
October 16, 1805 William Clark recorded in his journal that on this date: "After getting safely over the rapid and having taken diner set out and proceeded on seven miles to the junction of this river and the Columbia which joins from the . . . — Map (db m120768) HM
Washington (Walla Walla County), College Place — Oregon Trail Memorial
Dedicated to the travelers on Old Oregon Trail 1832-1843 when it passed thru Walla Walla Valley. Robert Newell and Joe Meek brought wagons to Fort Walla Walla in 1840. White, Lovejoy & Hastings led the first emigrants in 1842. Whitman, Applegate . . . — Map (db m126012) HM
Washington (Walla Walla County), Walla Walla — Wai-i-lat-pu
A short distance to the south, near the Walla Walla River, is Wai-i-lat-pu, "The Place of the People of the Rye Grass,” a mission founded among the Cayuse Indians of the Walla Walla Valley in 1836 by Dr. Marcus Whitman and his wife, Narcissa. . . . — Map (db m3766) HM
Washington (Walla Walla County), Wallula — Fort Walla Walla
To the west, at the junction of the Walla Walla and Columbia Rivers, is the site of a trading post built in 1818.
Fort Walla Walla was a vital link in the region’s fur trade, and helped open up the Northwest to the white man. From this post . . . — Map (db m34559) HM
Washington (Walla Walla County), Wallula — Here Stood Fort Nez Perce
Here Stood Fort Nez Perce Also Called Fort Walla Walla Fur Trading Post of Hudson's Bay Company 1818 — 1856 — Map (db m71508) HM

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