History of the Stratford Area

History of the Stratford Area (HM2DWW)

Location: Wilson Creek, WA 98860 Grant County
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N 47° 25.64', W 119° 16.659'

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Indians camped along Crab Creek in Stratford to gather roots and other food. The main Indian trail came past Stratford across the creek. The Indian trail branched here and one went past Pinto Dam. Lt. Symons came past here while laying out military wagon Rd. from Ft. Walla Walla to Camp Chelan in 1879. Old wagon Rd. from Waterville to Ritzville camp past here in 1888. Railroad built in 1892. Early apple orchards were irrigated from Brook Lake in late 1890's. Pumphouse still standing. Stratford platted in 1903. Crab Lake drained by local pioneers in 1909 for farming purposes.
Grant County Historical Society
Placed ByGrant County Historical Society
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Date Added Tuesday, January 29th, 2019 at 10:01am PST -08:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)11T E 328229 N 5255168
Decimal Degrees47.42733333, -119.27765000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 47° 25.64', W 119° 16.659'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds47° 25' 38.4" N, 119° 16' 39.54" 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 9940 WA-28, Wilson Creek WA 98860, US
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