Third and Main Streets.Ellensburg Public Library Local History Collection Photographs



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Citation

E. C. Kropp Company, Milwaukee, (Wisconsin.), “Third and Main Streets.Ellensburg Public Library Local History Collection Photographs,” Brooks Library Digital Collections, accessed October 30, 2014, http://digital.lib.cwu.edu/items/show/8470.

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Title

Third and Main Streets.Ellensburg Public Library Local History Collection Photographs

Subject

Ellensburg (Wash.) -- Streets, Historic; Historic streets -- Washington (State) -- Ellensburg; Streets -- Washington (State) -- Ellensburg; City & town life -- Washington (State) -- Ellensburg; Commercial streets -- Washington (State) -- Ellensburg; Third Street (Ellensburg, Wash.); Main Street (Ellensburg, Wash.); Cadwell - Lyons Building (Ellensburg, Wash.); S.R. Geddis Building (Ellensburg, Wash.); Arcade Building (Ellensburg, Wash.); Teutonia Saloon (Ellensburg, Wash.); Vinson, Charles Vinson, Samuel

Description

Located on the northeast corner of Third and Main Streets was the Cadwell-Lyons Building constructed immediately after the July 1889 Ellensburg fire. Looking both east down Third and north on Main, this photograph postcard was taken at the intersection of Third and Main Streets. The tall S. R. Geddis Building is on the right and the Arcade Building built in the late 1890s in on the left. The infamous Teutonia Saloon was located in the Cadwell-Lyons Building on the alley next to the S. R. Geddis Building. In August 1895 a double murder took place which resulted in a mob lynching of Samuel Vinson and his son Charles.Postcard titled: "3rd and Main Strs., Ellensburg, Wash."

Creator

E. C. Kropp Company, Milwaukee, (Wisconsin.)

Source

Ellensburg Public Library

Publisher

Ellensburg Public Library

Date

ca. 1900.

Rights

Permission to reproduce this image must be requested from the director of the Ellensburg Public Library Local History Collection. Please contact at 209 N. Ruby St.. Ellensburg, WA 98926, (509) 962-7252.

Type

6" x 9 1/2" b/w enlarged reprint of original photograph postcard.

Identifier

STS-017