Early Days in Ephrata

Early Days in Ephrata (HM2DV5)

Location: Ephrata, WA 98823 Grant County
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Country: United States of America
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N 47° 19.327', W 119° 33.174'

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Ephrata was a summer Indian camp. Hundreds of Indians spent weeks gathering roots at the springs west of here. Ephrata was the gateway between Walla Walla & Okanogan. Indians, military expeditions, and wagons traveled here in 1880. The first settlers (Eddens) built a 7' x 16' log cabin behind the present courthouse. The railroad came in 1892. The last roundup of 5,000 horses was in 1909. This courthouse was built in 1917.
Grant County Historical Society
HM NumberHM2DV5
Placed ByGrant County Historical Society
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Date Added Saturday, January 26th, 2019 at 1:04pm PST -08:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)11T E 307088 N 5244121
Decimal Degrees47.32211667, -119.55290000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 47° 19.327', W 119° 33.174'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds47° 19' 19.62" N, 119° 33' 10.44" W
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Area Code(s)509
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 35 C St NW, Ephrata WA 98823, US
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