*Adams County didn't exist until 1883, whereupon Adams and Franklin counties were formed out of existing Whitman County.


1903-1933; 1939-2012Available to browse through the Washington State Digital Archives



"Light and Power Plant is Burned" (Washtucna Enterprise, December 24, 1915)

Washtucna Enterprise, February 11, 1916 p1, p2

Washtucna Enterprise, August 25, 1916 p1, p2

"Rebekah Annual Picnic" (Washtucna Times, July 2, 1926)

"Group Will Organize to Aid in Promoting Park at Palouse Falls" (Ritzville Journal, March 14, 1946)

"Contract Set for Palouse Falls Bridge" (Ritzville Journal, February 13, 1947)

"Palouse Falls Dedication Sunday" (Ritzville Journal, May 31, 1951)

"Dedication is Conducted for Palouse Falls" (Ritzville Journal, June 7, 1951)

"Kayaker descends Palouse Falls" (Spokesman Review Spotlight, December 27, 2009)


Photos from the collection of Janet Rogers of Gig Harbor, Washington, great granddaughter of George Washington Bassett
all ca. early 1900s and steve harris, grandson of Eleazer harris.

Visit our 1900s or Founding Family albums available in Google Photosfor image descriptions or to add your own early photos.

SP&S Train Depot

Visit our Depot album available in Google Photosto add photos from your own collection!

Washtucna's Independence Day celebration is a century-old tradition.

Visit our 4th of July album available in Google Photos and let us know if you recognize anyone!