Asotin County (Images of America) by Jeri Jackson McGuire

By Jeri Jackson McGuire

Asotin, Anatone, Cloverland, Clarkston, and Silcott are all cities inside of Asotin County, a space wealthy in neighborhood historical past. Names like Lewis and Clark, leader Joseph, Capt. Benjamin Bonneville, Capt. Edward Steptoe, leader taking a look classification, leader Timothy, and Henry Spaulding all had early ties to the realm. Asotin used to be carved out of Garfield County on October 27, 1883. There are interesting tales of early pioneers, similar to Weissenfels, Floch, Wilson, Stone, Critchfield, Halsey, and lots of extra, who got here from all over to settle the realm, changing into farmers, construction cities, and constructing an irrigation method. over the years, Asotin has encountered floods, murders, hangings, a disastrous fireplace, and a struggle to maintain the county seat. At one aspect, the citizens inspiration they could need to conflict the Nez Perce Indians, yet they have been peaceable and extremely type to the people.

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