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Ellensburg History


1912.
Looking west across "D" Street between Eighth and Tenth Streets from the tower of Barge Hall on the Washington State Normal School campus, this photographic view shows much of the residential area north of the Ellensburg business district. Many of…

1936
Aerial view of most of the city of Ellensburg's business district with part of Central Washington College of Education campus.Reprint of large framed aerial view of Ellensburg.

1936
Aerial view of most of the city of Ellensburg's business district centering on Water, Main and Pearl Streets.Reprint of large framed aerial view of Ellensburg.

1936
Aerial view of the campus of Central Washington College of Education between "D" and Walnut streets and 8th Avenue. Also shown are the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railroad tracks and buildings.Reprint of large framed aerial view of Ellensburg.

1936
Aerial view of Ellensburg business district showing Pearl, Pine and S. Main Streets and First Avenue at the bottom of the picture.Reprint of large framed aerial view of Ellensburg.

1936
A closer aerial view of Ellensburg business district showing Main Street between Second and Sixth Avenues.Reprint of large framed aerial view of Ellensburg.

1936
A closer aerial view of Ellensburg business district showing Main and Pearl Streets between third and sixth Avenues.Reprint of large framed aerial view of Ellensburg.

1936
A closer aerial view of Ellensburg business district showing Pearl and Pine Streets between Second and Fifth Avenues.Reprint of large framed aerial view of Ellensburg.

ca. 1940.
Aerial view of most of the city of Ellensburg from Manitoba Street to north of Central Washington College of Education, from the fairgrounds on the east to Water Street on the west. Ellensburg High School and Morgan Jr. High are in the center of the…

1912.
Looking south toward the north or back side of Washington School built in 1890, this photograph was taken from the tower of Barge Hall on the Washington State Normal School campus. Anderson Street on the left and Sprague Street on the right are two…

ca. 1900.
Taken from S. Anderson Street looking north, Barge Hall built in 1893 on the campus of the Washington State Normal School is in the far distance. This photograph of wide, tree lined street and crude wooden boardwalks was taken possibly at the…

ca. 1906.
Looking north from the intersection of Anderson and Sixth Streets, Barge Hall built in 1893 on the campus of the Washington State Normal School can be seen in the distance. Residential homes line the east side of Anderson Street with its newly…

ca. 1918.
The Antlers Hotel on the southwest corner of Sixth and Pearl Streets was built in 1890 and called the Horton Hotel. The 95 room hotel was at one time billed as the grandest hotel in eastern Washington. In August 1910 the large cupola on the…

ca. 1890s.
Artistic rendition of Ellensburg, Washington at the end of the 19th century probably used for a real estate promotion. There are no recognizable buildings. The artist tried to portray a busy, growing pioneer settlement.Source unknown.

ca. 1915.
In 1910 a second District No. 12 school was created in Badger pocket when this one-room schoolhouse was built. Classes were held in this small school until 1924. The building was moved in 1934-1935 to the old Vantage Highway.

ca. 1902.
Barge Hall, the first permanent structure of the Washington State Normal School constructed in 1893-1894, was named after the school's first president Benjamin Barge. The state legislature appropriated $60,000 for the construction of the building. …

ca. 1902.
At the north end of Anderson Street on 8th Avenue is located the first building on the Washington State Normal School campus. Barge Hall, named after first president Benjamin Barge, was build in 1893-1894. The structure provide classrooms for…

ca. 1898.
Students or faculty stand at the main entrance of Barge Hall the first building of the Washington State Normal School. The building constructed in 1893-1894 provided classrooms and offices for students and faculty. The large four story brick…

ca. 1896.
Barge Hall constructed in 1893-1894 located on the north side of 8th Avenue between D and E Streets was the first building of the Washington State Normal School. This view of the southwest corner of the large four story brick building shows the main…

ca. 1909.
Barge Hall, named after the school's first president Benjamin Barge, was the first building of the Washington State Normal School built on the campus grounds. Located on the north side of 8th Avenue between D and E Streets, Barge Hall was the only…