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City of Dayton Marker (<i>wide view; Columbia County Courthouse in background</i>) image, Touch for more information
By Cosmos Mariner, July 2, 2016
City of Dayton Marker (wide view; Columbia County Courthouse in background)
Washington (Columbia County), Dayton — City of DaytonEarly History
Columbia County Courthouse: 1887 Washington’s Oldest Courthouse. Construction of the Territorial Courthouse was completed two years before Washington became a state in 1889. Designed by local architect W.H. Burrows, the courthouse was . . . — Map (db m129474) HM
Washington (Columbia County), Dayton — Columbia CountyHistorical Points of Interest
Palouse Indians To supplement a diet of salmon, families migrated from riverside “mat lodge” villages to the mountains for game, roots, and berries. “Appaloosa” horses played a paramount role in tribal life. . . . — Map (db m129473) HM
Washington (Columbia County), Dayton — Kendall Skyline Road
This scenic mile-high road completed in 1928 was conceived, promoted, surveyed and built under the direction of William H. Kendall who was employed by the U. S. Forest Service from 1907 to 1931.

Before the road was built Kendall was hunting in . . . — Map (db m113459) HM

Washington (Columbia County), Dayton — Kimooenim Creek Lunch Site
Columbia County Washington

“Saturday, May 3d, 1806”

The Corps of Discovery crossed the “high plains” and descended to this location after a cold morning of rain, snow, and hail. They described the Kimooenim . . . — Map (db m118600) HM

Washington (Columbia County), Starbuck — M - R Military Road
M - R Military Wagon Road Located by Capt. John Mullan 1858-1862 Pyramid erected by Mullan Road Ass'n Tablet Furnished by Washington State Historical Society 1926 — Map (db m113458) HM

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