Looking west from foot of Craig's Hill toward the small business district of Ellensburgh. Large white building is the Presbyterian Academy and Church. The academy was the first public school in the frontier community. Large building in distance was the Johnson House (hotel). The picture was before the July 4,1889 fire.A very early view of Ellensburg before the disasterous fire of 1889.
Hamacher, E. J., "Early view of Ellensburgh, Washington Territory" (1889). Ellensburg History Photographs. 10.
Local History Collection Photographs, Ellensburg Public Library
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