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Whitman County Washington Historical Markers

 
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Washington (Whitman County), Colton — Colton
Famous for its annual Christmas Lights Celebration, Colton is well situated as a bedroom community between Pullman and Clarkston. Descendants of some of its early German settlers continue to farm wheat, garbanzo beans, peas, barley, and . . . — Map (db m129097) HM
Washington (Whitman County), Steptoe — Steptoe ButteThe Evergreen State
This butte was first called Pyramid Peak. It was named “Steptoe” for a commander in the Indian wars at a battle in 1858 near the present town of Rosalia. In the 1880s James S. Davis built a resort and observatory on the Butte’s top. A . . . — Map (db m129095) HM

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