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Douglas County Historical Museum

The museum displays pioneer household utensils, furnishings, farm implements and the former Winthrow Post Office. Sinkiuse Indian exhibits include personal items belonging to Chief Moses.

Also displayed is the Schluenz Rock Collection, which includes gems, minerals, thundereggs, petrified wood and meteorites. The 73 1/4-pound iron and nickel Waterville Meteorite, discovered in 1917, was the first recovered in the state.

Open 11 to 5 six days. Closed Mondays except holidays. Admission is by donation.

This is just one of the many Historical Museums located throughout Washington.

Location: PO Box 63, 124 W Walnut St, Waterville Washington 98858 Telephone 509-745-8435

Other History nearby:
(Cle Elum)
Carpenter Museum
Chelan Co. His. Museum & Pioneer Village
(Cle Elum)
Cle Elum Historical Telephone Museum
Douglas County Historical Museum
Fort Okanogan Trading Post
Grant County Historic Museum and Village

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