C.E. Wheeler, Ellensburg, Washington. Published in Germany.
In 1884, Rev. James A. Laurie arrived in Ellensburg and through his efforts the Presbyterian Academy was built as a school house for local children. In 1898, the Academy was moved to the corner of N. Sprague Street and Fifth Avenue and a large sanctuary was added. The new church was dedicated on September 24, 1899. Rev. Laurie was given a bell by his classmates from Williams College. The bell was cast by the Clinton M. Manealy Bell Co. of New York. The building served as the Ellensburg Presbyterian Church until 1958.Postcard titled: "First Presyterian Church, Ellensburg, Wash." Postmarked December 1, 1909 and addressed to Mrs. C. S. Palmer, Goldendale, Wash. Handwritten note in ink from Janie.
"First Presbyterian Church I" (1905). Ellensburg History Photographs. 189.
Local History Collection Photographs, Ellensburg Public Library
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