Steptoe Battlefield State Park

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Steptoe Battlefield State Park
Washington State Park
Country United States
State Washington
County Whitman
Town Rosalia
Elevation 2,365 ft (721 m) [1]
Coordinates 47°13′43″N 117°21′55″W / 47.22861°N 117.36528°W / 47.22861; -117.36528Coordinates: 47°13′43″N 117°21′55″W / 47.22861°N 117.36528°W / 47.22861; -117.36528 [1]
Area 4 acres (2 ha)
Established Unspecified
Management Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission
Location in the state of Washington
Website: Steptoe Battlefield State Park

Steptoe Battlefield State Park is a 4-acre (1.6 ha) Washington state park in Rosalia, Whitman County. The park preserves the site of a running battle (the Battle of Pine Creek) between American soldiers under the command of Lt. Col. Edward Steptoe and a large band of Spokane, Palouse, and Coeur d'Alene Native Americans. The park offers interpretive signage and wildlife viewing.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Steptoe Memorial State Park". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ "Steptoe Battlefield State Park". Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission. Retrieved January 15, 2015. 

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