Fort Walla Walla

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Fort Walla Walla Historic District
Location 77 Wainwright Drive, Walla Walla, WA
Built 1858
Architect Unknown
Architectural style Second Empire
Governing body VETERANS ADMINISTRATION
NRHP Reference # 74001985[1]
Added to NRHP April 16, 1974

Fort Walla Walla is a fort located in Walla Walla, Washington. It was established in 1858. Today, the complex contains a park, a museum, and a hospital.

Fort Walla Walla should be distinguished from Fort Nez Percés or Old Fort Walla Walla (1818–1857).

Fort Walla Walla Museum[edit]

The Fort Walla Walla Museum comprises 15 acres of the Fort Walla Walla Park, and includes four exhibit halls and a 17-building pioneer village. The museum offers living history performances each season on weekends and children's programs.

The pioneer village includes several cabins, an outhouse, harness shop, blacksmith shop, schools, a jail, train depot, doctor's office and other structures.

The exhibit halls include displays of military weapons and artifacts, tools, agricultural equipment, antique vehicles and firefighting vehicles, clothing and textiles.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2007-01-23. 

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Coordinates: 46°02′51″N 118°21′25″W / 46.04741°N 118.35694°W / 46.04741; -118.35694