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By Jim Link
Klickitat County Historical Society 

Historical Society offers history and a new guided tour

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Members, volunteers, and the board at the Klickitat County Historical Society aim for the Presby Museum to be the place that gives our community identity and strength. Museums and libraries preserve and share, through exhibits, documents and books, the art, tools, the history and science of a culture, but a greater purpose is in preserving values, creating ideas, and commemorating the uniqueness of a community, a neighborhood, the town, the farm and the people.

In the past several years our focus has been on the Military Road. As we researched the “why” of the U.S. Army’s reason for building a wagon road through our region into the Yakima Valley, it became clear that for the Valley...



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