Frontier History: Wild, Wild Washington

The Almota on the north side of the Snake River, was a  Nez Perce fishing site.
Courtesy of WSU Digital Collections
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Washington Territory was a culturally diverse, thriving area of the United States during the nineteenth century. Its incredible history encompasses riots, Indian lynchings, gun fights and wars. The goal of this website is to educate and inform students on the vast history of our state. Thank you to the EWU History Department and Dr. Bill Youngs for making this project possible.
Selected Content:
Walla Walla -- Images, essays, newspaper articles, and court cases about the early days of Walla

Fort Colville -- A collection of pictures, maps, and a timeline all pertaining to Fort Colville.

Indian Wars of Washington -- First hand accounts of battles, and other information about various Indian wars that were fought in Washington.

Frontier Washington Information

OwnerDescriptionDue DateComplete
Liz EWU Student Research Symposium May 18, 2011  
Tanya Mullan Road Historical Conference May 20, 2011  
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  • EWU Student Research Symposium We are excited to announce that we will be presenting this website as part of the EWU Student Research Symposium on Wednesday, May 18th at 3:50pm in Senor Hall ...
    Posted May 13, 2011, 1:18 PM by Tanya Blakeley
  • Mullan Road Historical Conference- May 20-22, 2011. Helena, Montana We are pleased to announce that this website will be presented as original research at the 2011 Mullan Road Historical Conference next month in Helena, Montana. As a result the ...
    Posted Apr 13, 2011, 11:45 AM by Tanya Blakeley
  • Seduction Case-Walla Walla County circa, 1870 The main work being done on this page now is transcription and uploading of pages concerning a court case that took place in Walla Walla County in the 1870s. Samuel ...
    Posted Nov 18, 2010, 1:59 PM by Tanya Blakeley
  • The Research Continues Hello everyone! Our team is back at work, we are very happy to add a new member to our research group Scotty Reed. Scotty just graduated from Forks High School ...
    Posted Sep 27, 2010, 2:57 PM by Tanya Blakeley
  • Project May Come to a Halt... The quarter is coming to a close and this site may become dormant until the school resumes in September 2010. Until then we can be reached at our respective email ...
    Posted Jun 2, 2010, 3:52 PM by Tanya Blakeley
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