Museum members gathered on August 24, 2010 for lunch and guided tours of Benton County historic sites including the Hull-Oakes Lumber Company mill, the Buchanan Century Farm and Tyee Winery and Gerry O'Brien's tree farm on the site of the former Bandbox School. Mary Gallagher and Bob Rackham provided "step on" tour guide commentary about Benton County history. Click on the photos below to see larger versions.
Did You Know?
The Hull-Oakes Lumber Company's steam-powered sawmill has been on the National Register of Historic Places since 1996.
Tyee Wine Cellars is located on the scenic Buchanan Family Century Farm which was founded over 120 years ago. Official web site >>>
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