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Wagon Ho! Historical Society's Military Road tour travels through the past

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What a great trip we had on Saturday, Sept. 21! We loaded onto a bus in front of the Presby Mansion and headed west.  First we were given the rules for riding a school bus, then we went on to explore the area west of Goldendale following along the old Military Road from south to north.

We traveled through Spring Creek and south Warwick and up the Dalles Mountain Road to the viewpoint on top.  There was the bright red pick-up, which followed the whole trip pulling a “porta-potty’. Then down the hill to Warwick to view the large sign with a picture of the First Trading Post erected on the spot where the Post was built. 

At the Centerville Grange Hall we were treated to specia...

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