408 West Main Street , Ritzville Washington 99169
Dr. Frank R. Burroughs was one of Ritzville's first physicians; he practiced here from 1889 to 1925. In his nearly 40 years of practice in Ritzville, Dr. Burroughs delivered about five thousand babies. He was quite active in community affairs, serving at times as mayor and as postmaster, as well as on the city council and the library board. His immediate family line ended with the death of his only child in 1923; a nephew bequeathed the doctor's house to the city of Ritzville in 1962. The house was placed on the United States National Register of Historic Places in 1975.
The historic-home museum can be seen at any reasonable hour by appointment,
often (but not invariably!) on short notice.
Other History nearby:
(Lind) Adams County Historical Society Museum
(Ritzville) Dr. Frank R. Burroughs Home Museum
(Odessa) Odessa Historical Museum
(Moses Lake) Schiffner Military & Police Museum
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06/26 Coming to The Ritzville area
Apple Blossom Festival Wenatchee WA April1-May5 A delicious part of the Apple Blossom Festival is the Washington State Apple Blossom Festival Food Fair.
Festival at Sandpoint Sandpoint ID August1-11 Since 1983, the non-profit Festival at Sandpoint has hosted its internationally renowned summer concert series in a casual and relaxed atmosphere at Memorial Field, in Sandpoint, Idaho. The Festival is an audience-friendly, customized concert experience without equal.
Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival Moscow ID February20-23 You'll see the best at this four day musical extravaganza in Moscow. The World's greatest jazz artists conduct workshops and clinic by day and perform in star studded concerts at night.