Upper Mill Creek History to be Honored by Sign Dedication Nov 18, 2016

UpperMillcreek_signThe history of the Upper Mill Creek area of Walla Walla will be honored by the dedication of a Walla Walla 2020 interpretive sign at 2pm on Friday, November 18 at Camp Kiwanis.

The interesting history of the area includes Marcus Whitman’s 1845 saw mill and cabin; the 1856 Second Walla Walla Treaty Council and Stevens Skirmish; the 1867 William Davies religious community; the 1880 Mill Creek Flume and Manufacturing Company’s railroad and flume; the 1891 Klicker Springs Hotel and Spa; the Kooskooskie Park cabin community begun prior to the 1920s; and the history of Camp Kiwanis established in 1923.

Talks will begin at 2pm in the Camp Kiwanis lodge, followed by a ribbon-cutting for the new interpretive sign located in the Camp Kiwanis parking lot. More details are available online at www.ww2020.net/historic-sites.