William W Davies & The Walla Walla Jesus

WW2020 Presents: William W. Davies and his Community – Feb. 27, 2015 @ 1:30pm

Sketches of William Davies & his two children from  “Historic Sketches of Walla Walla County,” F. Gilbert, 1882.

Sketches of William Davies & his two children from “Historic Sketches of Walla Walla County,” F. Gilbert, 1882.

On Friday, February 27, at 1:30 pm Walla Walla 2020 will present a talk by local historian Ron Klicker on William W. Davies and the religious community he established overlooking the Mill Creek canyon and the Walla Walla Valley. 

The talk, which will take place at the Fire District #4 station meeting room at 6549 Mill Creek Road, will be followed by the dedication of the interpretive sign recently erected by Walla Walla 2020 at the corner of Scenic Loop and Mormon Grade roads, where the community was located. 

More information on the Davies community and other Walla Walla area historic sites is available on the Walla Walla 2020 website at www.ww2020.net/historic-sites, including a senior thesis on the Davies community presented at Whitman College.