“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Coulee City, Washington

Clickable Map of Grant County, Washington and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Grant County, WA (16) Adams County, WA (0) Benton County, WA (3) Douglas County, WA (0) Franklin County, WA (8) Kittitas County, WA (13) Lincoln County, WA (4) Okanogan County, WA (18) Yakima County, WA (21)  GrantCounty(16) Grant County (16)  AdamsCounty(0) Adams County (0)  BentonCounty(3) Benton County (3)  DouglasCounty(0) Douglas County (0)  FranklinCounty(8) Franklin County (8)  KittitasCounty(13) Kittitas County (13)  LincolnCounty(4) Lincoln County (4)  OkanoganCounty(18) Okanogan County (18)  YakimaCounty(21) Yakima County (21)
Ephrata is the county seat for Grant County
Coulee City is in Grant County
      Grant County (16)  
      Adams County (0)  
      Benton County (3)  
      Douglas County (0)  
      Franklin County (8)  
      Kittitas County (13)  
      Lincoln County (4)  
      Okanogan County (18)  
      Yakima County (21)  
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1 Washington, Grant County, Coulee City — Dry Falls
Flood waters, perhaps 300 feet above you, once rushed over these cliffs. During the ice age, glaciers to the north blocked the Columbia River and forced it to find a new route. The river, swollen from melting glacial ice, began to carve a new . . . Map (db m129678) HM
2 Washington, Grant County, Coulee City — Explore Massive Floodscapes!
Raging Ice Age floodwaters carved spectacular features throughout eastern Washington, creating unique landscapes. Follow the path of the floods and discover more about this amazing story. Gouging Deep Coulees The powerful floods cut . . . Map (db m129681) HM
3 Washington, Grant County, Coulee City — Franklin Delano RooseveltPresidential Visit — August 4, 1934 —
Near this site President Roosevelt, accompanied by Mrs. Roosevelt delivered the address dedicating Grand Coulee Dam. Nearly 20,000 people attended the ceremony which was preceded by an inspection of the dam’s construction.Map (db m99855) HM
4 Washington, Grant County, Coulee City — In the Path of Cataclysmic Floods
You are standing in the pathway of some of the largest floods ever known. They carved steep-walled canyons, sculpted immense waterfalls, and left behind landscapes found nowhere else on earth. Massive Glacial Dams and Lakes During the last . . . Map (db m129680) HM
5 Washington, Grant County, Coulee City — 27 — Story of Dry Falls
These cliffs are skeletal remnants of what was once the world’s largest waterfall. They bear stark witness to the tremendous power of catastrophic floods that swept over Eastern Washington at the end of the last Ice Age. The falls began 20 mi. to . . . Map (db m129677) HM
6 Washington, Grant County, Coulee City — The Cariboo Cattle Trail
Indians lived in this coulee many centuries ago. You are standing on an ancient Indian camp site. The Indian trail came down the steep hill behind you and crossed the coulee to the east. The famous Cariboo Cattle Trail crossed the coulee here going . . . Map (db m208186) HM
7 Washington, Grant County, Coulee City — Welcome to Grand Coulee Dam
Grand Coulee Dam is the key structure in water utilization for the Columbia River Basin. The dam began operation in 1942 and is one of the world’s largest concrete structures. It is a mile long and contains almost 12 million cubic yards of concrete . . . Map (db m99853) HM
8 Washington, Grant County, Coulee City — World's Greatest Waterfall... Without Water!
The sheer cliff in front of you was once the world's greatest waterfall. From here, you see only the western portion of this remarkable Ice Age floods feature. With the end of the last Ice Age, floodwaters no longer swept through Grand Coulee, . . . Map (db m129679) HM
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May. 19, 2024